Copenhagen School of Design and Technology


Supply Chain Management

Danish title
Supply chain management
Study programme
Business Economics & Information Technology
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Bachelor Programme
2. semester
Duration of the subject/module
1 semester
Programme elements
Danish and English
Start time
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Subject number
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.


    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


    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


    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
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    Individual exam or group exam
    Exam languages
    Available exam aids
    Type of evaluation
    7-point grading scale
    Internal censure
hours of teaching
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