The purpose of the full-semester course in Supply Chain Management is to give the students:
• knowledge of the basic principles of logistics management with a focus on distribution, together with an understanding of the Scandinavian experiences in logistics in actual practice
• knowledge of production management, with a focus on manufacturing planning and control systems, as well as production process design and workforce issues of production
• knowledge of industrial organization and management, with a focus on modern aspects of designing and managing a work organization
• knowledge of the basic principles of modern purchasing strategies, methods and Supply Chain Management.
Växjö is a modern city with more than 80,000 inhabitants. The city has been declared "the Greenest City in Europe" because of its focus on environmentally sound solutions and the environmental programs implemented.
Being a student in Växjö you have easy access to everything – the city centre, the woods and the lakes. The pedestrian path from campus around Lake Växjösjön reaches almost all the way to the city centre and is perfect for jogging or taking long walks.
Campus Växjö is modeled along the lines of an American campus university and is the natural meeting place for students in Växjö. Campus is always bustling with life, and students move between lecture rooms, the University Library and the restaurants, pubs and outdoor recreational areas.