Time: 11.1.-2.5.2021
Place: Learn – Digital learning environment
Extent: 5 cr
Number of study places: 20
Target group:
All who are interested in the topic.
Required previous skills: –
Ms Salla Vaahersalo


Credited in degree: Double Degree in Logistics Engineering
Enrolment by: 28.12.2020
Price: Free of charge

Please notice, that
Xamk degree students cannot enrol on OUAS courses.

Learning outcomes:
The course is online course in Laern learning environment and consists of four sub-courses.

Ethicality in Demand-Supply Chains 2 ECT
The student knows what is ethical demand-supply chain and what sustainability and company responsibility mean in demand-supply chains. The student is familiar with the meaning of ethicality and reasons for creating ethical demand-supply chains.
Monitoring and Measuring 1 ECT
The student knows the basic methods of measuring sustainability
Government´s role 1 ECT
The student knows the government´s role in promoting sustainability.
Supporting Ethicality 1 ECT
The student knows how lean and green thinking support ethicality in demand-supply chains.

Contents and methods:
Sustainability in Demand-Supply Chains 2 ECT

What means logistics and SCM/DSCM?
What is ethicality in demand-supply chains?
What are the factors encouraging or constraining to take ethicality into account in demand-supply chains?

Monitoring and Measuring 1 ECT

Why and how to measure sustainability?

Government´s role 1 ECT

What is the role of government in promoting company responsibility?

Supporting Ethicality 1 ECT

How do lean management and green logistics support ethicality?

Assessment: 0-5



Transcript of records will be delivered by request:

 – in paper form for those who have their home address in Finland
 – by email in PDF form for those who have their home address in some other country.

This course is based on the curricula of Xamk's degree programmes and the Finnish credits are fully compatible with the ECTS.

Additional information on enrolment:

Open University of Applied Sciences office, email: openstudies@xamk.fi.

Terms of cancellation: 
If you are not able to participate in the course, please let us know as soon as possible by email openstudies@xamk.fi.

You'll receive an invitation by email to this course approximately one week before the course starts.