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Blockchain and Supply Chain Management

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Blockchain, which is a kind of distributed ledger technology, is viewed as a technological megatrend. The multinational professional services firm PwC expects that blockchain will boost the global GDP by US$1.76 trillion by 2030. A good blockchain use case is one that yields measurable results of values for companies engaged in economic transactions that cannot be possible with other alternatives. Supply chain is one such use case that can benefit from blockchain. The Netherlands-based market intelligence platform Blockdata's analysis has found that traceability and provenance in supply chains was the most popular blockchain use case among the world's biggest brands in 2020. Supply chains have many features that cannot be solved with huge database alone. Complex global Supply chain have no central authority. Companies involved in a supply chain can benefit from transparency, commercial confidentiality of data and an immutable record of transactions. This course is designed to provide the student with a foundation for understanding how blockchain can facilitate the management of the flow of goods and services as well as key processes involved in the transformation raw materials into final produets.

Exam info and full course description

Exam info and full course description can be found in the course catalogue.

Admission Requirements

Course specific:

A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Business Economics or equivalent degree.


Exchange students: nomination from your home university

Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency

You can read more about admission here.


Nir Bahadur Kshetri


Academic profile

Nir Kshetri is Professor at the Department of Management, University of Northern Carolina Greensboro, USA.