Structure Type: Course
Code: TIA0101
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 3.0 points
Responsible Teacher: a
Teacher Team: Pommelin-Andrejeff, Leena ; Paldanius, Jukka
Language of Instruction: English

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
T-IB-2009   1 spring   3.0   2010-01-04   2010-06-18  
T-IB-2010   1 spring   3.0   2011-01-05   2011-06-17  
T-IB-2011   1 spring   3.0   2012-01-09   2012-06-18  
T-LT-2011   1 spring   3.0   2012-01-09   2012-06-18  
T-IB-2012   1 spring   3.0   2013-01-05   2013-06-18  
T-LT-2012   1 spring   3.0   2013-01-05   2013-06-18  
T-IB-2013   1 spring   3.0        
T-LT-2013   1 spring   3.0        
T-TK-2013   4 autumn   3.0        
T-TK-2013_testi   4 autumn   3.0        
LT-2014   1 spring   3.0        
TK-2014   4 autumn   3.0        
IB-2014   1 spring   3.0        
IB-2015   1 spring   3.0        
LT-2015   1 spring   3.0        
TK-2015   4 autumn   3.0        
IB-2016   1 spring   3.0        
LT-2016   1 spring   3.0        
TK-2016   2 spring   3.0        

Learning Outcomes

The student understands good materials management and planning, organizing, and controlling of such activities as transportation, inventory maintenance, order processing, purchasing, warehousing, material handling, customer service and product standard.

Student's Workload

The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No preprequisites


Overview of logistics. Elements of logistics systems. Analyzing, designing and implementing a logistics system.

Recommended or Required Reading

- Ballou, R.H. 1999. Business Logistics Management. 4th ed. New York. Prentice Hall.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, case studies (group working according to FARAW-method, individual studies), discussions, examination.

Assessment Criteria

5. Student can utilize theories, concepts and methods consistently in various situations, use various methods for information retrieval, use independently various problem solving methods, act in various groups in an target-oriented way and as the situation requires, apply the professional ethical principles
3. Student can utilize essential concepts in single situations and assignments and understand the theories on which the assignments are based, utilize the essential information resources and data-bases on the field, utilize the problem-solving methods learnt during the study unit, act in various groups and understand the values and ethical principles of the field
1. Student can recognise and understand the essential theories, principles and methods, search for information from various sources , when given guidance, utilize the problem-solving methods dealt with during the study unit when given guidance, act as a member of student group and identify the values of the field and the professional ethical principles

Assessment Methods

0-5. Written assignment and project work 80%, exam 20 %.