TLO-11046 Supply Chain Management, 4 cr

Additional information

If you are a TIJO or TUTA student and you intend to take English as the obligatory foreign language for your Bachelor's programme, then you also need to sign up for the course KIE-32026 Spoken Communication in English. The course is integrated with Supply Chain Management and will run at the same time. If you have any questions regarding this matter, then please contact the English teacher responsible, Sarina Lewis at

Person responsible

Mohammad Moshtari


Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
TLO-11046 2018-01 2 Mohammad Moshtari
Passing the exam based on the course book and the lectures, accomplishing and meeting the requirements of the case assignment

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, the student recognizes the basic concepts of a supply chain management and its importance to companies' operations and competitiveness: Forecasting methods, capacity management, logistics and procurement management. We will also introduce topics such as sustainability, supply chain digitalization, and other recent supply chain innovations. The content covers both quantitative and qualitative materials to identify, analyze and manage supply chain operations and issues. The class format includes lectures, challenge questions, simulation games, and guest speaker. By conducting the course assignments, the students enhance their team working and project management skills. There are no prerequisites for this course. A background in probability and statistics is desirable but not required; any necessary background will be introduced in class.


Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. Introduction to the Supply Chain      
2. Forecasting and Demand Management     
3. Capacity Management     
4. Procurement Management      
5. Logistics Management     
6. Digitization in in Supply Chan     
7. Risk Management in Supply Chan     
8. Sustainability in Supply Chan     

Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes

Supply Chain Game (group - max 40 points) Challenge Questions (group - 20 points) Exam (individual - 40 points) Class Participation (individual - 5 points bonus)

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)

Partial passing:

Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Correspondence of content

Course Corresponds course  Description 
TLO-11046 Supply Chain Management, 4 cr TLO-11047 Supply Chain Management, 5 cr  
TLO-11046 Supply Chain Management, 4 cr TLO-25456 Supply Chain Management, 4 cr  
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Updated by: Ojanen Sonja, 09.03.2018