Supply chain management faces massive disruption with the dynamic changes in global trade, the impact of Covid-19, and technological innovation. While all industries and economic activities are being transformed by blockchain, same of the most promising applications are in supply chain management.
Blockchain and Supply Chain Management combines discussions of blockchain and supply chains, linking technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, Internet of Things, digital twins, satellite imagery, analytical fingerprinting and machine vision. It examines blockchain's basic concepts, relevant theories, and its roles in meeting key supply chain objectives. The course addresses problems related to inefficiency, opacity, and fraud, helping the digitization process, simplifying value creation process, and facilitating collaboration. It demonstrates how blockchain is transforming the supply chains of major industries such as
food/beverage and healthcare/pharmaceutical. The course also gives an overview of how blockchain is facilitating supply
chain finance and trade finance. It discusses the opportunities, barriers, and enablers of blockchain in supply chain policy, along with legal and ethical implications. The course is balanced between blockchain and supply chain application and theory, covering the latest technological, organizational and regulatory developments in blockchain from a supply chain perspective.
Exam info and full course description can be found in the course catalogue.
A Bachelor's degree in Economics and Business Administration or a related degree
Exchange students: nomination from your home university
Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency
You can read more about admission here.