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Course module: 202001438
202001438
Innovations in Sustainable Chain Management: Analysis
Course info
Course module202001438
Credits (ECTS)15
Course typeStudy Unit
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondr. F.H.J.M. Coenen
E-mailf.h.j.m.coenen@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
PreviousNext 3
Lecturer
dr. E.J. Aukes
Lecturer
prof.dr.ir. D.W.F. Brilman
Contactperson for the course
dr. F.H.J.M. Coenen
Lecturer
dr. F.H.J.M. Coenen
Lecturer
dr. V.I. Daskalova
Academic year2020
Starting block
1A
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISNo
Number of insufficient tests0
Aims
1. A.  To know and understand specific concepts, terms, facts, frameworks/theories and research methodologies in chain management, sustainable chain management and specifically analysis of (sustainable) chain management.
    B.  To comprehend various analytical approaches, discourses and aims towards innovations in chain management and its implications towards aims and boundaries of (sustainable) chain analysis and specifically with regard to a defined empirical domain.

2  A.  To be able to reflect in a structured and academically sound manner on various analytical approaches, discourses and aims towards innovations in chain management and its implications towards aims and boundaries of (sustainable) chain analysis and specifically with regard to a chosen/defined aspect of an empirical (sub-)domain.
    B.  To be able to implement an individual plan in chain analysis in a chosen/defined aspect of an empirical (sub-) and report it.
    C.  To be able to present and discuss the report of the individual plan in chain analysis in a chosen/defined aspect of an empirical (sub-)domain (the individual paper).

3  A.  To be able analyse and synthesize different perspectives of individual students, the client and teachers into a plan for a group assignment.
    B.  To be able to fulfil a role and work in and contribute to a multidisciplinary team on analysing a complex societal relevant problem/challenge related to sustainable chain analysis.
    C   To be able to handle and synthesize and pull meaning from partial analyses in a multidisciplinary environment by producing a report in the contexts of society and the commissioning organization (conclusions and advice/ recommendations).

 
Content
The analysis of supply chains and relevant network is the central focus in this module. To map, analyze, evaluate and understand these complex connections, relationships and dependencies is conditional for improving the supply chain.  As such analysis contributes to sustainable supply chain management (SSCM) which refers to ‘the management of material, information and capital flows as well as cooperation among companies along the supply chain while taking goals from all three dimensions of sustainable development, that is, economic, environmental and social, into account which are derived from customer and stakeholder requirements.
 
Required materials
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Recommended materials
Canvas
Literature list on Canvas
Literature
Literature list individual paper in interaction with tutor
Literature
Literature list group paper in interaction with tutor
Instructional modes
Assignment
Presence dutyYes

Lecture
Presence dutyYes

Other
Presence dutyYes

Remark
The educational form will depend on the kind of project the student will choose.
Presentation(s)
Presence dutyYes

Self study with assistance
Presence dutyYes

Tutorial
Presence dutyYes

Tests
Literature and paper proposal

Remark
Pass for literature reflections is conditional for receiving grade for paper proposal.

Thematic paper

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Individual paper proposal

Presentation ind. papers

Remark
Individual paper presentation

Participation in team

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Peer2peer assessment on the basis of P2P form

Group paper

Remark
Group paper (assessment includes group presentation)

Group paper 2

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Group paper (assessment includes group presentation)

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