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2012/2013  KAN-SCM_SE56  Supply Chain Business Project

English Title
Supply Chain Business Project

Course information

Language English
Exam ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Course period Spring
Time Table Please see course schedule at e-Campus
Study board
Study Board for MSc in Economics and Business Administration
Course coordinator
  • Britta Gammelgaard - Department of Operations Management
Main Category of the Course
  • Supply Chain Management and Logistics
Last updated on 10-10-2012
Learning objectives
The students will develop competencies in SCM problem solving by application of relevant SCM theories and methodologies of practical or theoretical problems. The students will further gain knowledge of handling an empirical problem solving process in relation to relevant stakeholders. Finally, the students are trained in academic critical reflection upon SCM theories, methodology and practices.
The course is bases upon solid bachelor level knowledge of research methods.
Supply Chain Business Project
Supply Chain Business Project:
Type of test Oral with Written Assignment
Marking scale 7-step scale
Second examiner External examiner
Exam period Spring Term
Aids Please, see the detailed regulations below
Duration 20 Minutes
The assessment is external and consists of a written report of max. 40 pages per group. The project report is written in groups but the oral exam is individual. At the oral exam the written report is used as basis for the discussion. The final gradefor the courseisacomprehensive assessment ofthe written andoral performance.The deadline for submission of the project, which is regarded as examination registration, is stipulated in the programme guidance notes. The make-up/re-examination is in August
Individual oral exam based on a written project report of max. 40 pages prepared in groups of max. 4 students. In the oral exam, the written report is used as basis for the discussion.
Course content

The course consists of two introduction lectures which are followed by empircal business project work. The students are encouraged to carry out case studies, to analyse and reflect upon various SCM issues in practice, and develop analytical, design and implementation competences . During the work, students will receive insight to a real-life supply chain problem setting, its boundaries and requirements for solving specifc supply chain problems. The students are expected to identify the research topic as well as company contacts themselves. The project is further expected to include the development of theory-driven research design, student-driven project management, and a feedback-loop from practical finding to theory.

Teaching methods
Dialogue lectures and supervision of project work.
Last updated on 10-10-2012