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Supply Chain Management

2021/2022
Danish title
Supply chain management
Study programme
Business Economics & Information Technology
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor Programme
Semester
2. semester
Duration of the subject/module
1 semester
Ects
5
Programme elements
Compulsory
Language
Danish and English
Start time
Spring
Autumn
Location
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
9141214
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Morten Kjærgaard
Mikkel Wessel Nielsen
Guillaume Nadon
  • Purpose and learning objectives

    In the subject Supply Chain Management, you teach how a company organizes its supply chain through the work with information, transport and storage technology and the work with collaborative relationships and key stakeholders, so that the processes are efficient and measurable.

    Knowledge

    The student has development-based knowledge of and can reflect on applied theories and methods regarding
    1) the impact of information, transport and warehousing technologies on supply chains and logistics activities
    2) key performance indicators derived from the company's supply strategy
    3) management of purchasing, production, warehousing and distribution

    Skills

    The student masters skills regarding the use of
    1) key theories, models and concepts for optimizing processes in the supply chain
    2) theories and methods for analysis and planning of the organization's supply chain, including identification of crucial performance indicators
    3) key theories, models and concepts of supply chains and logistical operations

    Competences

    The student can deal with complex and development-oriented issues regarding improving an organization's supply chain and logistical operations.

    The student can identify own learning needs and development of own knowledge, own skills and competencies in relation to a global supply chain and logistical operation

  • Type of instruction
    The teaching is a mix between lectures and assignments, hands-on and group work.
  • Exam

    The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)

    Exam in one or more subjects
    Subject/module is tested with the following modules
    There are 3 part-exams in the semester, each weighted 20%, 20% and 60%. The exams are with an internal examiner. When the part-exams will take place, will be published on KEA's learning platform at the start of the semester.
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    The part-exams that are weighted 20% are written exams.

    The part-exams test whether the learning objectives for the individual semester modules have been. However, the part-exams that are weighted 20% focus mainly on the learning objectives for the knowledge and skills categories.

    The part-exam that is weighted 60% is a written assignment with an individual oral defence.
    It is the project submitted by the student that serves as the starting point for the oral part of the part-exam that is weighted 60%. The 60% part-exam tests the learning objectives within the categories of knowledge, skills and competencies for all the semester modules.

    The oral exam lasts 30 min. incl. grading. An overall grade is given according to the 7-point grading scale.

    At the start of the semester, the Head of Programme may decide that the two part-exams that are weighted 20% each can be combined into one part-exam weighted 30%. If so, the weighting of the 60% part-exam will be increased to 70%. Students will be informed about such a combination of part-exams at the start of the semester.

    If part-exams weighted 20% each are combined, the resulting 30% part-exam need not be passed. The part-exam that is weighted 70% must be passed, and the total weighted result must be at least 02. The grade of 02 cannot be obtained by rounding up.

    The overall grade for the second semester is the weighted average of module 4 case,module 5 case and theexam project.The total grade is rounded to the nearest grade in the 7-point grading scaleaccording to the arithmetic rounding method.However, there is no rounding up to the grade of 02. The total grade for the 2. semester is the weighted average of the grade for the module 4 case(weights 20%)!The grade forthe module 5 case (weights 20%) Grades for exam project (weights 60%)The semester is passed when the student achieves a total grade of 02 as a minimum and meets the prerequisite conditions for each module and the exam project. If the semester is not passed, the exam project must be re-taken.
    Formal requirements
    The exam project must be interdisciplinary and problem oriented.

    The School lays down the actual requirements for the project, which will combine essential fields of the 2rd semester teaching. The School must secure that the project description is given to the students and the examiners.

    Handing in Report
    The report must not exceed 35 standard pages excluding appendices. Appendices should be kept to a minimum.
    Individual exam or group exam
    Group, 2-7 max participants
    Exam languages
    Danish(Norwegian/Swedish)
    Duration
    1. Individual presentation based on report: 5 minutes.
    2. Individual examination: 20 minutes.
    3. Discussion of performance and announcement of grade: 5 minutes.
    Available exam aids
    None
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Examiners
    Internal censure
    Exam criteria
    The student will receive an individual grade for the overall performance covering report,
    presentation and individual examination. The evaluation of the performance is based on the
    degree to which it complies with the purpose and learning objectives of the subjects, as described in the curriculum.

    Part-exams that are weighted 20% need not be passed. The part-exam that is weighted 60% must be passed, and the total weighted result must be at least 02. The grade of 02 cannot be obtained by rounding up.
36
hours of teaching
101
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject Supply Chain Management you will receive 36 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 48 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 26% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: digital exercises, classroom teaching, group work.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: reading the curriculum, exercises, preparation for the exam, exam.

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model

*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances