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Operations Management of the Forest Supply Chain

The course begins with a section on Production Economics including process analysis, product calculations, forecasts, material planning and quality control. It subsequently considers Supply Chains, their objectives, structure and components including the relationship with the business strategy. Furthermore, the course involves the design, planning, and coordination of production- flows and inventories in the supply network focusing on customer satisfaction, coordination and information management. Methods of environmental management and life-cycle assessment in production and flow chains are reviewed. Practice oriented, specific features for production planning and flow management in the forest industry and other biobased industries are considered.

The course includes lectures, guest lectures/study visits, seminars and exercises where the student analyse and assess real cases, as well as tasks to communicate their conclusions both orally and in writing.

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The course is offered as an independent course: Yes The course is offered as a programme course: Forest Bioeconomy (MSc) Forest and Business Management (MSc) Forest Science - Master's Programme Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 26170 SEK Cycle: Master’s level (A1N)
Subject: Bioeconomy management
Course code: BM0002 Application code: SLU-40132 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: English Responsible department: Department of Forest Economics Pace: 100%