Supply Chain Technologies


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge obtained in 1st Semester in Supply Chain Configuration

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Account for key analytical techniques and methodologies used for developing decision support systems for supply chain (for example. econometric methods, optimization, simulation and heuristics)
  • Explain the role of technology enabled decision support in demand forecasting, sourcing planning, supply chain network design, capacity planning, network master planning, production planning and scheduling, inventory management, logistics planning and distribution planning
  • Understand the significance of analytical techniques in supply chain planning
  • Understand how to analyze supply chain processes and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Understand technology requirements and evaluate possible technology and analytical options for supply chain planning


  • Map supply chain processes and identify areas for improvement.
  • Evaluate possible technology and analytical options for supply chain planning
  • Design effective technology enabled decision support systems for efficient supply chains

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.



Name of examSupply Chain Technologies
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleTeknologier i værdikæden
Module codeM-OME-K2-1
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Production
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science