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Degree Programme in Logistics

Degree:
Bachelor of Engineering

Degree title:
Insinööri (AMK), Bachelor of Engineering

Credits:
240 ects

Objectives

After completing the studies you will be able to control and develop logistics processes that focuses on designing and controlling material needs. You will be familiar with the different types of transport, the principles of inventory control, procurement, logistics control and management. You will understand the importance of customer needs, quality and profitability in your work.

Your Expertise is the design, implementation and development of logistics processes. You will know how to consider requirements of safety and sustainability at the international environment, as well as the potential of digitalization and new technologies. Communication and interaction skills are highlighted in the operating network.
You can acquire logistics expertise in the areas of intelligent logistics, innovation, sourcing, warehousing or transportation.

Xamk's logistics training is working closely with companies, allowing business visits and visiting lecturers. Business collaboration makes it easier for you to find thesis assignments and internships.

After graduating from extensive technical-commercial education you can work in a variety of logistics managerial and expert positions. In the logistics sector you will be able to create a career in the core of international business.

Degree programme description

The scope of the training of logistics engineer is 240 credits.
The training consists of the studies on core competences and complementary competences. In addition, you will complement your professional skills with freely chosen studies.

The core competence Studies (165 CR) include engineers in mathematical and scientific studies and the basics of business economics. You get strong information on logistical thinking, including general work-life skills, leadership and language studies.

Complementary skills in Studies (80 CR) acquire specialised expertise in logistics management, business management and international transport.

Optional studies (15 CR) complement your logistical expertise in the field of transport and logistics, digitalisation or entrepreneurship and innovations.

The strength of education is a comprehensive supply of international logistics and logistical IT solutions studies. Your studies can be expanded by choosing studies in information technology, shipping and business logistics trainings. A key part of the training is the extensive language studies, the case-tasks and the group work, based partly on professional substances.

Implementation of studies and flexible learning tracks

Teaching is mainly at Xamk Kotka campus. Part of the studies will be online.
In the beginning of your studies you will create a personal study plan (HOPS). It will be based on your previous work experience and your current life situation. Your previous studies or otherwise archieved expertise may be taken into account by knowledge recognition (HOT).

Studies will utilize diverse learning methods and environments. In addition to traditional contact education your studies include independently completed learning tasks and exams, teamwork and online studies. Working life is involved throughout your studies.

Career opportunities

After completing your studies you can work on a wide range of managerial and expert positions that requires knowledge of business and logistics. Logistics engineers are typically employed as experts and managers in different areas of the supply chain.
The training provides a good capability for different tasks in planning, development, directing and management. You can also make a career in quality management, customer service, or administration tasks in companies, municipalities and government. Typical job titles are e.g.
• Transportation Planner
• Purchasing Manager
• Transport Manager
• Transport planner
• Logistics Manager
• Sales Manager
• Buyer
• Terminal Manager
• Production Planner
• Warehouse Manager

RDI and cooperation with world of work

Xamk is cooperating with local companies allowing for various projects, visits in companies and visiting lecturers. Business collaboration makes it easier to find thesis and internship sites.

Work-life projects will increase your expertise in knowledge, skills and attitude. In addition to exploring the economy cooperation will provide you with links to businesses and other stakeholders in the region during your studies.

For research, development and innovation projects (RDI), you have the opportunity to collaborate with local stakeholders, students and university staff.

Logistics, full-time studies
Logistics, full-time studies
Logistics, full-time studies
Logistics, full-time studies
Logistics, full-time studies
Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

2 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • English
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Tarmo Ahvenainen
Responsible person

Tarmo Ahvenainen

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You are able to actively use the basic professional vocabulary of your field.
You are able to look for information in English in professional sources and apply it in different study and work related communication situations.
You are able to communicate in English in various spoken and written situations in your professional field at the European level B2.

Content

What professional vocabulary is essential in your professional field?
How to look for information in professional sources in English and how to apply this information?
How to interact in spoken communication situations in English and how to draw up texts in English for professional purposes?
How to communicate in study-related situations and work communities in English?

Materials

Material to be provided by teacher on the Learn platform.

Teaching methods

If you have international experience in positions typical for logistics graduates or have otherwise acquired language skills at work, you can apply for passing the course with demonstration of skills.

Employer connections

No RDI or field connection.

Exam schedules

To be announced at the beginning of the course.

International connections

The courses involves a presentation in collaboration with the French ISEL colleg.e

Student workload

5 cr = 135 h
13 x 2 = 26h contact classes.
109 h of independent individual or small group work

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing in various situations in the professional field mainly at the European (CEFR) level B1.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing in various situations in the professional field mainly at the European (CEFR) level B2.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing in various situations in the professional field mainly at the European (CEFR) level C1.

Assessment methods and criteria

Small obligatory tasks assessed pass/fail.
The course grade is based on the following, assessed numerically:
Writing exam (20%)
Oral exam (20%)
Presentation (20%)
Applied exam (30%)
Submitted voluntary tasks (10%)
The assesment is based on skill levels defined in the European Framework for Languages.

Qualifications

If you have been instructed to participate in the Intensive course in English, you must complete it or independently acquire the equivalent knowledge and skills before you can participate in this course.

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

4 op

Mode of delivery

20 % Contact teaching, 80 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • English
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Tarmo Ahvenainen
Responsible person

Tarmo Ahvenainen

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are able to actively use the basic professional vocabulary of your field.
You are able to look for information in English in professional sources and apply it in different study and work related communication situations.
You are able to communicate in English in various spoken and written situations in your professional field at the European level B2.

Content

What professional vocabulary is essential in your professional field?
How to look for information in professional sources in English and how to apply this information?
How to interact in spoken communication situations in English and how to draw up texts in English for professional purposes?
How to communicate in study-related situations and work communities in English?

Materials

Material to be provided by teacher on the Learn platform.

Teaching methods

If you have international experience in positions typical for logistics graduates or have otherwise acquired language skills at work, you can apply for passing the course with demonstration of skills.

Employer connections

No RDI or field connection.

Exam schedules

To be announced at the beginning of the course.

International connections

The courses involves a presentation in collaboration with the French ISEL college

Student workload

5 cr = 135 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing in various situations in the professional field mainly at the European (CEFR) level B1.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing in various situations in the professional field mainly at the European (CEFR) level B2.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing in various situations in the professional field mainly at the European (CEFR) level C1.

Assessment methods and criteria

Small obligatory tasks assessed pass/fail.
The course grade is based on the following, assessed numerically:
Writing exam (20%)
Oral exam (20%)
Presentation (20%)
Applied exam (30%)
Submitted voluntary tasks (10%)
The assesment is based on skill levels defined in the European Framework for Languages.

Qualifications

If you have been instructed to participate in the Intensive course in English, you must complete it or independently acquire the equivalent knowledge and skills before you can participate in this course.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 07.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

2 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
  • roo.sv
Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Marie Laaksonen
Responsible person

Marie Laaksonen

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are able to communicate in spoken and written situations in your own field.
You are familiar with the terminology of your field and able to communicate in Swedish in professional situations.

The objectives are based on the Common European Framework of Languages, level B1 and Government Decree 1129/2014.

After completing the course with the grade of 3, you are able to:
- understand clear standard and work-related speech.
- use basic structures reasonably well both in spoken and written situations.
- speak relatively fluently so that occasional mistakes in pronunciation or prosody do not lead to misunderstanding.
- describe your education and work experience for example when applying for a job.
- describe and discuss key issues of your professional field (eg. the operation, products, processes or services of companies and/or organizations).

Content

How do you use Swedish vocabulary related to education, work environment and workplace duties?
How do you use Swedish in different communicative situations of working life, for example in emails, telephoning and meetings?
How do you use the basic professional vocabulary required in your field and operational environment?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

If you have been instructed to participate in the Intensive course in Swedish, you must complete it or independently acquire the equivalent knowledge and skills before you can participate in this course.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

1 op

Mode of delivery

80 % Contact teaching, 20 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
  • roo.sv
Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Marie Laaksonen
Responsible person

Marie Laaksonen

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You are able to communicate in spoken and written situations in your own field.
You are familiar with the terminology of your field and able to communicate in Swedish in professional situations.

The objectives are based on the Common European Framework of Languages, level B1 and Government Decree 1129/2014.

After completing the course with the grade of 3, you are able to:
- understand clear standard and work-related speech.
- use basic structures reasonably well both in spoken and written situations.
- speak relatively fluently so that occasional mistakes in pronunciation or prosody do not lead to misunderstanding.
- describe your education and work experience for example when applying for a job.
- describe and discuss key issues of your professional field (eg. the operation, products, processes or services of companies and/or organizations).

Content

How do you use Swedish vocabulary related to education, work environment and workplace duties?
How do you use Swedish in different communicative situations of working life, for example in emails, telephoning and meetings?
How do you use the basic professional vocabulary required in your field and operational environment?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

If you have been instructed to participate in the Intensive course in Swedish, you must complete it or independently acquire the equivalent knowledge and skills before you can participate in this course.

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Tuula Kuparinen
Responsible person

Tuula Kuparinen

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You are able to describe the aspects of customer-oriented marketing concepts, including its objectives and functions. You are able to analyse customer buying behavior and define principles for the segmentation and selection of target groups. You are able to assess the effects of digital operational environment on customer-oriented marketing. You are able to design a marketing mix, taking into consideration product lifecycle, marketing objectives and corporate responsibility.

Content

What are the objectives and role of customer-oriented marketing and relationship marketing in the organizations’ operations? How does the digital economy and operational environment affect the planning of marketing? How is customer buying behavior and segmentation taken into consideration when defining objectives and target groups? What does a marketing mix consist of, and how can it be used to reach organizational goals?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anni Lippo
Responsible person

Anni Lippo

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are able to describe the aspects of customer-oriented marketing concepts, including its objectives and functions. You are able to analyse customer buying behavior and define principles for the segmentation and selection of target groups. You are able to assess the effects of digital operational environment on customer-oriented marketing. You are able to design a marketing mix, taking into consideration product lifecycle, marketing objectives and corporate responsibility.

Content

What are the objectives and role of customer-oriented marketing and relationship marketing in the organizations’ operations? How does the digital economy and operational environment affect the planning of marketing? How is customer buying behavior and segmentation taken into consideration when defining objectives and target groups? What does a marketing mix consist of, and how can it be used to reach organizational goals?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 20

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
Responsible person

Vesa Kankkunen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the basics of hydraulics and pneumatics.
You understand the basics of measuring and control systems.
You understand the basics of programmable logic controllers.
You understand the significance of safety in automation.

Content

What are the basics of hydraulics and pneumatics?
What are the components of measurement and control technologies?
How to control programmable logics?
What is the role of safety in automation?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

Mode of delivery

40 % Contact teaching, 60 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 20

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
Responsible person

Vesa Kankkunen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM1
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You understand the basics of hydraulics and pneumatics.
You understand the basics of measuring and control systems.
You understand the basics of programmable logic controllers.
You understand the significance of safety in automation.

Content

What are the basics of hydraulics and pneumatics?
What are the components of measurement and control technologies?
How to control programmable logics?
What is the role of safety in automation?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

Mode of delivery

40 % Contact teaching, 60 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 20

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Vesa Kankkunen
Responsible person

Vesa Kankkunen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM2
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You understand the basics of hydraulics and pneumatics.
You understand the basics of measuring and control systems.
You understand the basics of programmable logic controllers.
You understand the significance of safety in automation.

Content

What are the basics of hydraulics and pneumatics?
What are the components of measurement and control technologies?
How to control programmable logics?
What is the role of safety in automation?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 02.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Tuula Kuparinen
Responsible person

Tuula Kuparinen

Student groups
  • LLKT22SD
    Double Degree in Business Logistics
  • LOKT22SD
    Double Degree in Logistics Engineering
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You know the forms of e-business
You know how to create and develop e-business solutions
You can apply the best practices of e-business
You know the challenges of e-business and know the means to response to these challenges

Content

What are the forms of e-business?
How are e-business solutions created and developed?
Which kinds of best practices are there in e-business?
What challenges are there in e-business and how can you respond to these challenges?

Materials

Literature
Xu, J., Quaddus, M. A., Quaddus, M. & Mohammed Quaddus. 2009. E-business In The 21st Century: Realities, Challenges And Outlook. WSPC.

Exam schedules

Announced on the Learn platform.

Student workload

5 op / 135 h
Contact teaching, 5 * 2,5 h
Guidance of the group assignment 5 * 1,5 h
Exams, 2 * 1 h
Independent working 125 h

Content scheduling

Diverse learning, including contact teaching and independent work.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

- two exams
- one group assignment

The group assignment and exams are graded on a scale of 1-5.
Exam 1 is 30%, exam 2 is 30% of the course grade.
The group assignment is 40% of the course grade.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

13.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Lassi Leppänen
Responsible person

Lassi Leppänen

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You understand the role of purchasing in the supply chain and its significance to the business. You know the key tasks and documentation related to purchasing.

Content

What is the role of purchasing in business and in supply chain?
What are the key tasks, forms of documentation and objectives in purchasing?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

16.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Eeva Ala-Krekola
Responsible person

Eeva Ala-Krekola

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the role of purchasing in the supply chain and its significance to the business. You know the key tasks and documentation related to purchasing.

Content

What is the role of purchasing in business and in supply chain?
What are the key tasks, forms of documentation and objectives in purchasing?

Materials

To be informed on digital learning environment Learn

Teaching methods

If the student wishes to follow an individual learning track, the student writes a plan for the individual learning track. The plan must comply with the learning outcomes of the course and has to be approved first by the teacher of the course and then by the student's work place. The individual learning track must be agreed with the teacher prior to the course start.

Exam schedules

To be informed on digital learning environment Learn

Student workload

5 cr / 135 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

To be informed on digital learning environment Learn

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 60

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Antti Laakso
Responsible person

Antti Laakso

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are able to use various types of equations and systems of equations in order to solve problems.
You know the most common real functions and their characteristics.
You know the basic properties of exponential and logarithmic functions and the nature of exponential increase.
You are able to apply the methods of geometry to solve problems related to your field of study.
You know the central properties of vectors and know how to apply them.
You use the mathematical tools appropriately.
You understand and know how to calculate the mathematical applications related to your field of study.

Content

How to investigate, model and represent the interdependencies between different things?
How can you apply the problem solving skills of different equations and systems of equations to practical problems?
How to deal with the problems related to exponential growth and decrease?
How to use the geometry and vectors in order to solve problems related to your field of study?
What mathematical tools exist and how to use them?
How to solve mathematical problems related to your field of study?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

The course "Basics of engineering mathematics" or equal skills.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

16.01.2023 - 02.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Katja Helve
Responsible person

Katja Helve

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You are able to use various types of equations and systems of equations in order to solve problems.
You know the most common real functions and their characteristics.
You know the basic properties of exponential and logarithmic functions and the nature of exponential increase.
You are able to apply the methods of geometry to solve problems related to your field of study.
You know the central properties of vectors and know how to apply them.
You use the mathematical tools appropriately.
You understand and know how to calculate the mathematical applications related to your field of study.

Content

How to investigate, model and represent the interdependencies between different things?
How can you apply the problem solving skills of different equations and systems of equations to practical problems?
How to deal with the problems related to exponential growth and decrease?
How to use the geometry and vectors in order to solve problems related to your field of study?
What mathematical tools exist and how to use them?
How to solve mathematical problems related to your field of study?

Qualifications

The course "Basics of engineering mathematics" or equal skills.

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Lassi Salminen
Responsible person

Lassi Salminen

Student groups
  • LOKT21SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the basic properties of mathematical functions and you are able to calculate limits. You use differential and integral calculus as a problem-solving tool.
You are able to form mathematical models of some of the phenomena of your professional field.
You know how to apply mathematics in your professional field.

Content

What is the limit, derivation and integration of a function? What are definition set and set of values of a function? How do you analyze the course of a function?
How can you apply differential and integral calculus in technical phenomena?
How do you solve mathematical problems of your professional field?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

The course ”Basics of engineering mathematics” or comprehensive knowledge of its contents is required.

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Lassi Salminen
Responsible person

Lassi Salminen

Student groups
  • LOKT21SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the basic properties of mathematical functions and you are able to calculate limits. You use differential and integral calculus as a problem-solving tool.
You are able to form mathematical models of some of the phenomena of your professional field.
You know how to apply mathematics in your professional field.

Content

What is the limit, derivation and integration of a function? What are definition set and set of values of a function? How do you analyze the course of a function?
How can you apply differential and integral calculus in technical phenomena?
How do you solve mathematical problems of your professional field?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

The course ”Basics of engineering mathematics” or comprehensive knowledge of its contents is required.

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

02.09.2022 - 10.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anssi Salmi
Responsible person

Anssi Salmi

Student groups
  • LOKT21SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You know the principles of designing and optimizing a product distribution network.
You know the principles of generating costs in a distribution network.

Content

What kind of services can be used to distribute products?
How can the distribution network be optimized to meet customer requirements?
What choices will affect the cost level of the distribution network?

Materials

Podcast: https://anchor.fm/logistiX

Also additional material informed later by teacher.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

No

Exam schedules

Will be informed later by teacher

International connections

No

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and assigments

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 09.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anssi Salmi
Responsible person

Anssi Salmi

Student groups
  • LOKT21SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You know the principles of designing and optimizing a product distribution network.
You know the principles of generating costs in a distribution network.

Content

What kind of services can be used to distribute products?
How can the distribution network be optimized to meet customer requirements?
What choices will affect the cost level of the distribution network?

Materials

Podcast: https://anchor.fm/logistiX

Also additional material informed later by teacher.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

No

Exam schedules

Will be informed later by teacher

International connections

No

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and assigments

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

26.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Jarmo Kulhelm
Responsible person

Jarmo Kulhelm

Student groups
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the regularities of economics from the perspective of management accounting and supply-chain cost management .
You are able to evaluate the profitability of an enterprise.
You are able to apply the most common price setting methods.
You understand the significance of investments and budgeting in sustainable planning of economy and business.

Content

What is the role of management accounting in decision making?
How to categorize the revenues and costs generated in the supply chain?
How to apply the cost-volume-profit analysis when evaluating the profitability of an enterprise?
How does the price setting affect the profitability of an enterprise?
What is the role of investments, budgeting and corporate responsibility in financial planning?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

Mode of delivery

40 % Contact teaching, 60 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Maisa Räsänen
Responsible person

Maisa Räsänen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM1
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the regularities of economics from the perspective of management accounting and supply-chain cost management .
You are able to evaluate the profitability of an enterprise.
You are able to apply the most common price setting methods.
You understand the significance of investments and budgeting in sustainable planning of economy and business.

Content

What is the role of management accounting in decision making?
How to categorize the revenues and costs generated in the supply chain?
How to apply the cost-volume-profit analysis when evaluating the profitability of an enterprise?
How does the price setting affect the profitability of an enterprise?
What is the role of investments, budgeting and corporate responsibility in financial planning?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

Mode of delivery

40 % Contact teaching, 60 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Maisa Räsänen
Responsible person

Maisa Räsänen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM2
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the regularities of economics from the perspective of management accounting and supply-chain cost management .
You are able to evaluate the profitability of an enterprise.
You are able to apply the most common price setting methods.
You understand the significance of investments and budgeting in sustainable planning of economy and business.

Content

What is the role of management accounting in decision making?
How to categorize the revenues and costs generated in the supply chain?
How to apply the cost-volume-profit analysis when evaluating the profitability of an enterprise?
How does the price setting affect the profitability of an enterprise?
What is the role of investments, budgeting and corporate responsibility in financial planning?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Salla Vaahersalo
Responsible person

Salla Vaahersalo

Student groups
  • LOKT21SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You learn the basic principles of most commonly used management standards and excellence awards.
You understand differences between standardized systems and excellence models.
You understand how businesses can benefit from using management systems.

Content

What are the key principles of ISO quality management systems and excellence models?
How do ISO quality management systems and excellence models differ?
How can businesses benefit from implementing management systems?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Salla Vaahersalo
Responsible person

Salla Vaahersalo

Student groups
  • LOKT21SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You learn the basic principles of most commonly used management standards and excellence awards.
You understand differences between standardized systems and excellence models.
You understand how businesses can benefit from using management systems.

Content

What are the key principles of ISO quality management systems and excellence models?
How do ISO quality management systems and excellence models differ?
How can businesses benefit from implementing management systems?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

16.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Tuula Kuparinen
Responsible person

Tuula Kuparinen

Student groups
  • LLKT22SD
    Double Degree in Business Logistics
  • LOKT22SD
    Double Degree in Logistics Engineering
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the role of international marketing as a driving force of international supply chain management.
You understand the challenges of international marketing and are able assess potential international market and marketing opportunities.
You are able to make international marketing planning.

Content

How do you study and evaluate international markets?
How do you choose a proper market entry strategy ?
How do you make international customer segmentation?

How do you make an international marketing plan? Which parts does it consist of?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 07.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Suvi Johansson
Responsible person

Suvi Johansson

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You know the characteristics of different modes of transport, their possible combinations and ways they can be used in shipment.
You know the purpose and principles of forwarding operations and the related legislation and terms of conduct with regards agreements.

Content

Which mode of transport, or combination of transport modes, is the most suitable for different deliveries?
On what basis do you choose the mode of transport?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Suvi Johansson
Responsible person

Suvi Johansson

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You know the characteristics of different modes of transport, their possible combinations and ways they can be used in shipment.
You know the purpose and principles of forwarding operations and the related legislation and terms of conduct with regards agreements.

Content

Which mode of transport, or combination of transport modes, is the most suitable for different deliveries?
On what basis do you choose the mode of transport?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

16.01.2023 - 30.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anssi Salmi
Responsible person

Anssi Salmi

Student groups
  • LLKT22SD
    Double Degree in Business Logistics
  • LOKT22SD
    Double Degree in Logistics Engineering
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

Students can in international context:
- understand core competencies of effective leadership
- understand the roles of decision-making
- understand the importance of motivation and team dynamics
- recognize situational demands for leadership

Content

What are the core competencies of leadership in international business?
How you can manage team motivation and dynamics?
Which kind of situational demands there are for leadership in international business?

Materials

Will be informed later by teacher.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

No.

Exam schedules

Will be informed later by teacher.

International connections

No.

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and/or assigments.

Qualifications

Basics of Business studies

Enrolment

14.03.2023 - 31.03.2023

Timing

02.05.2023 - 31.08.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

5 op

RD proportion (cr)

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 200

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Raimo Päivärinta
Responsible person

Raimo Päivärinta

Student groups
  • VV2022-2023
    Optional studies 2022-2023

Objective

You are able to define the role of air traffic in the supply chain.
You know the organisation of air traffic and understand the roles of authorities, operators and customers as part of international air traffic system.
You are able to plan and organize air transportation and you know the role of air customs.
You understand the air transport process from the service provider's and and customer's point of view.

Content

What is the role of air traffic in the supply chain?
What is role of the Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi) in air transport?
How do you describe the freight booking and customer service operations of provide by the airport (Finavia)?
What is a typical flight and air courier process?
How do you set prices for air freight?

Materials

All course materials are in Learn.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
Materials and tasks and exams (multiple tasks at same time) are open in waves when the previous wave expires the next one will open immediately.
The whole course is implemented as waves.

Blended track:
You will expedite the course’s it means that if you have complete all the performances of this "wave" the next "wave” will open immediately and you could continue the performance according to your timetable.
The cuorse timetable should not be extended to fastening your performances but you must been aware that the following wave will not open before you have carried out all previous tasks / exams.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

a. use professional vocabulary and concepts and show their information-based know-how.
b.use the basic techniques of searching information in specific situations.
c. carry out individual tasks.
d. take customers, users and target groups into consideration.
e. use the key models, methods, software and techniques of the professional field under guidance.
g. observe the ethical principles of the professional field in their actions.

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

12.09.2022 - 30.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Tarmo Ahvenainen
Responsible person

Tarmo Ahvenainen

Student groups
  • LLKT22SD
    Double Degree in Business Logistics
  • LOKT22SD
    Double Degree in Logistics Engineering
  • VV2022-2023
    Optional studies 2022-2023
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand and can use concepts, expressions and vocabulary needed when describing or discussing intelligent logistics.
You can write stylish text in English for a report or an essay.
You further develop the skills needed to discuss and present in English.

Content

What concepts, expressions and vocabulary to do you need to understand texts depicting intelligent logistics?
How do you write better reports and essays in English?
How do you discuss and present compellingly and clearly in English ?

Materials

Material provided by the teacher in Learn environments and 0-12-818281-4 Dimitrakopoulos, G., Uden, L., Varlamis, I., 2020. The Future of Intelligent Transport Systems.

Teaching methods

It is possible to complete the course as an independent package, which includes a longish presentation to be videorecorded and its self-assessment, report and its self-assessment, and an exam in Exam aquarium where the knowledge of vocabulary is demonstrated. It is obligatory to agree on the independent option with the teacher at the beginning of the course.

Employer connections

No link to field.

Exam schedules

9 contact classes, minimum requirement attending 6 classes.
Small presentation.
A piece of text for the functional specification (the same specification as in ITS intelligent logistics course).
Final essay in Learn Environment.

Student workload

5 cr= 135 hours of student work.
18 h contact classes, 115 hours of independent work.

Further information

To be implemented in collaboration with course ITS intelligent transport systems. It is recommended to study these two course simultaneously.

Evaluation scale

Approved/Failed

Assessment methods and criteria

The student must participate in at least three (3) classes.
Presentation and functional specification text with a pass grade.
Passed home essay in Learn environment.

Qualifications

Professional English or equivalent skills.It is recommendable to take this course if your grade in Professional English is 3 or better

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 60

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Antti Laakso
Responsible person

Antti Laakso

Student groups
  • LOKT21SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you are able to
• form and solve equations between quantities
• use the concepts concerning fluid and gas mechanics, thermodynamics and DC and AC circuits in solving physical and technical problems
• apply your knowledge of logistics physics in your studies and work
• use your knowledge of logistics physics to observe the developments in your professional field and introduce new applications.

Content

• How to apply the laws of fluid statics and dynamics in order to solve problems related to pressure and flow?
• How to apply the rules of thermodynamics in order to solve problems related to thermal expansion, thermal energy and heat transfer?
• How to apply the ideal gas law to calculate gas state changes and humidity of air?
• What is the principle of a thermodynamic machine and how is the performance of a thermodynamic machine calculated?
• How to calculate DC and AC circuits in electric systems?
• How to apply other phenomena of physics to logistics?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

12 - 60

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Tiina Kettunen
Responsible person

Tiina Kettunen

Student groups
  • LOKT21SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you are able to
• form and solve equations between quantities
• use the concepts concerning fluid and gas mechanics, thermodynamics and DC and AC circuits in solving physical and technical problems
• apply your knowledge of logistics physics in your studies and work
• use your knowledge of logistics physics to observe the developments in your professional field and introduce new applications.

Content

• How to apply the laws of fluid statics and dynamics in order to solve problems related to pressure and flow?
• How to apply the rules of thermodynamics in order to solve problems related to thermal expansion, thermal energy and heat transfer?
• How to apply the ideal gas law to calculate gas state changes and humidity of air?
• What is the principle of a thermodynamic machine and how is the performance of a thermodynamic machine calculated?
• How to calculate DC and AC circuits in electric systems?
• How to apply other phenomena of physics to logistics?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Suvi Johansson
Responsible person

Ari Helle

Student groups
  • LOKT21SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the key principles of contract legislation.
You are familiar with the role of legislation in the supply chain.
You are familiar with different forms and applications of transport insurance and the main contract types in logistics business.
You are able to refer to sections of law related to the field of logistics.

Content

What is the scope of contract legislation?
What types of contracts are used in the field of logistics?
What sections of law affect logistics operations?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Basics of logistics

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Suvi Johansson
Responsible person

Suvi Johansson

Student groups
  • LOKT21SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the key principles of contract legislation.
You are familiar with the role of legislation in the supply chain.
You are familiar with different forms and applications of transport insurance and the main contract types in logistics business.
You are able to refer to sections of law related to the field of logistics.

Content

What is the scope of contract legislation?
What types of contracts are used in the field of logistics?
What sections of law affect logistics operations?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Basics of logistics

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anne Gango
  • Tuomo Väärä
Responsible person

Tuomo Väärä

Student groups
  • LOKT21SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you are able to
• understand the atomic structure, periodic table of elements and chemical bonding
• understand the behavior of solids, liquids and gases, and basics of pH value and gas laws
• write and balance a chemical equation and utilize it in calculations
• solve the basic physical equations between quantities and convert values from one unit to another
• do basic calculations using vector quantities and determine quantities graphically
• use the basic concepts related to the mechanics of a solid in order to theoretically and experimentally solve problems that occur in the fields of physics and technology.

Content

• How does the structure of an atom affect the chemical behaviour of an element?
• What information can be obtained from the periodic table?
• How to make basic pH and gas calculations?
• What information can be obtained from chemical equations and where can this information be utilized?
• How to calculate the distance of travel, velocity and acceleration when a particle is moving?
• How to apply Newton's laws to particles and rigid bodies?
• How to apply Newton's laws to moving, non-moving and revolving bodies?
• How to apply the principle of mechanical energy to energy conversion?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anne Gango
  • Tuomo Väärä
Responsible person

Tuomo Väärä

Student groups
  • LOKT21SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

After completing this course, you are able to
• understand the atomic structure, periodic table of elements and chemical bonding
• understand the behavior of solids, liquids and gases, and basics of pH value and gas laws
• write and balance a chemical equation and utilize it in calculations
• solve the basic physical equations between quantities and convert values from one unit to another
• do basic calculations using vector quantities and determine quantities graphically
• use the basic concepts related to the mechanics of a solid in order to theoretically and experimentally solve problems that occur in the fields of physics and technology.

Content

• How does the structure of an atom affect the chemical behaviour of an element?
• What information can be obtained from the periodic table?
• How to make basic pH and gas calculations?
• What information can be obtained from chemical equations and where can this information be utilized?
• How to calculate the distance of travel, velocity and acceleration when a particle is moving?
• How to apply Newton's laws to particles and rigid bodies?
• How to apply Newton's laws to moving, non-moving and revolving bodies?
• How to apply the principle of mechanical energy to energy conversion?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Petteri Oinas
Responsible person

Petteri Oinas

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM1
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are able to take into account the life cycle of a product in logistics planning.
You are able to identify and prioritize logistic development needs in the demand-supply chain.
You are able to calculate the total costs of logistics operations.
You are able to network with different operators, specialists and companies.

Content

How is inventory management defined by inventory management principles?
How is the success of inventory management assessed using key figures?
What must be taken into account in the design of warehouses?
How are the company´s total logistics costs calculated?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Completion of Warehousing logistics, or equivalent knowledge.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 30.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Petteri Oinas
Responsible person

Petteri Oinas

Student groups
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You are able to take into account the life cycle of a product in logistics planning.
You are able to identify and prioritize logistic development needs in the demand-supply chain.
You are able to calculate the total costs of logistics operations.
You are able to network with different operators, specialists and companies.

Content

How is inventory management defined by inventory management principles?
How is the success of inventory management assessed using key figures?
What must be taken into account in the design of warehouses?
How are the company´s total logistics costs calculated?

Materials

Will be informed later by teacher.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

No

Exam schedules

Will be informed later by teacher.

International connections

Ei

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and/or assigments

Qualifications

Completion of Warehousing logistics, or equivalent knowledge.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

09.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Petteri Oinas
Responsible person

Petteri Oinas

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM2
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are able to take into account the life cycle of a product in logistics planning.
You are able to identify and prioritize logistic development needs in the demand-supply chain.
You are able to calculate the total costs of logistics operations.
You are able to network with different operators, specialists and companies.

Content

How is inventory management defined by inventory management principles?
How is the success of inventory management assessed using key figures?
What must be taken into account in the design of warehouses?
How are the company´s total logistics costs calculated?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Completion of Warehousing logistics, or equivalent knowledge.

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 09.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anssi Salmi
Responsible person

Anssi Salmi

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You know how to generally define the concepts of logistics and supply chain.
You know the basic concepts and functions of logistics.
You are able to consider the economics of transportation as part of supply chain management.

Content

How do you define logistics?
How do you define the concept of supply chain?
What are logistic functions?
How are logistic functions evaluated and monitored in business?
Which factors affect the structure of the logistic system of a company?
What are the environmental effects of logistic functions?
How are the basics of logistics related to supply chain competence?

Materials

Will be informed later by teacher.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

No

Exam schedules

Will be informed later by teacher.

International connections

No

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and assigments

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

02.09.2022 - 10.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anssi Salmi
Responsible person

Anssi Salmi

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You know how to generally define the concepts of logistics and supply chain.
You know the basic concepts and functions of logistics.
You are able to consider the economics of transportation as part of supply chain management.

Content

How do you define logistics?
How do you define the concept of supply chain?
What are logistic functions?
How are logistic functions evaluated and monitored in business?
Which factors affect the structure of the logistic system of a company?
What are the environmental effects of logistic functions?
How are the basics of logistics related to supply chain competence?

Materials

Will be informed later by teacher

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

No

Exam schedules

Will be informed later by teacher.

International connections

No

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and assigments

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 30.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

2 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Leena Griinari
  • Tuula Kuparinen
Responsible person

Leena Griinari

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You understand the importance of negotiations
You can prepare for different types of negotiations
You are familiar with common negotiation techniques

You develop your performance skills in different work situations
You can document a conference and a meeting
You can perform in a unplanned situations

Content

Why and what to negotiate about?
How to prepare for the negotiations?
How to negotiate effectively?

How does nonverbal communication affect the negotiation and presentation situation?
How do you document negotiations and meetings?
How do you practice to present ex tempore?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

2 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Leena Griinari
  • Tuula Kuparinen
Responsible person

Leena Griinari

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the importance of negotiations
You can prepare for different types of negotiations
You are familiar with common negotiation techniques

You develop your performance skills in different work situations
You can document a conference and a meeting
You can perform in a unplanned situations

Content

Why and what to negotiate about?
How to prepare for the negotiations?
How to negotiate effectively?

How does nonverbal communication affect the negotiation and presentation situation?
How do you document negotiations and meetings?
How do you practice to present ex tempore?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

17.05.2022 - 31.05.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 02.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Tuula Kuparinen
Responsible person

Tuula Kuparinen

Student groups
  • LLKT22SD
    Double Degree in Business Logistics
  • LOKT22SD
    Double Degree in Logistics Engineering
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You know the structure of demand-supply chain networks.
You are familiar with the principles of logistics process management.
You know the product life cycle demands for logistics operations.
You are familiar with the basic principles of improving logistics operations.

Content

Principles of logistics process management
Improvement of demand-supply chains
Improvement of operations using JIT and LEAN principles

Materials

Lecture material
The literature will be informed later

Exam schedules

Learn-exam

Student workload

Lectures, 12,5 h
Exam, 1 h
Independent working, 122 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Group assignment = 40%, exam = 60% of the grade of the course.

Qualifications

Basics of logistics and SCM

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.07.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Salla Vaahersalo
Responsible person

Salla Vaahersalo

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You act responsibly as a student and a member of the university community.
You are able to set learning objectives, plan your study and career path, follow your progress in studies and assess your learning.
You are able to improve your working life competencies.
You know how to act according to the ethical principles of your field.
You are able to promote your skills and competencies.

Content

What is Xamk like as a study community and learning environment?
How do you create a personal study and career plan?
How do you identify your skills and competences?
How do you improve your general competences?
What are your profession and line of work like?
What ethical principles are relevant to your field?
How do you promote your competences and strengthen your skills with respect to applying for jobs?
How do you enhance continuous learning?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Lassi Leppänen
Responsible person

Lassi Leppänen

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You act responsibly as a student and a member of the university community.
You are able to set learning objectives, plan your study and career path, follow your progress in studies and assess your learning.
You are able to improve your working life competencies.
You know how to act according to the ethical principles of your field.
You are able to promote your skills and competencies.

Content

What is Xamk like as a study community and learning environment?
How do you create a personal study and career plan?
How do you identify your skills and competences?
How do you improve your general competences?
What are your profession and line of work like?
What ethical principles are relevant to your field?
How do you promote your competences and strengthen your skills with respect to applying for jobs?
How do you enhance continuous learning?

Evaluation scale

Approved/Failed

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

01.09.2022 - 17.11.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

RD proportion (cr)

1 op

Mode of delivery

40 % Contact teaching, 60 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

8 - 30

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Minna Porasmaa
Responsible person

Minna Porasmaa

Student groups
  • LLKT22SD
    Double Degree in Business Logistics
  • LOKT22SD
    Double Degree in Logistics Engineering
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the components of international supply chains (functions, operators/players) and are able to describe them verbally and graphically.
You are able to apply modern technology to assist the different operations in an international supply chain.
You understand the connection between the different operations in the supply chains.

Content

What functions/operations are there in the international supply chains?
What operatoes are involved in the international supply chains?
What technologies can be/are used to assist the operations in international supply chains?
How to describe the international supply chains verbally and graphically?

Materials

Relevant logistics/SCM literature.

Teaching methods

The course will have a few facilitating contact lessons (class or distant); otherwise the course is executed in form of a a large group assignment, mainly carried out outside the classes. The course will be graded based on the group assignment. In the assignment the students will plan one end-to-end, international supply chain including its operations, operators, technical tools etc.

Employer connections

If wished, the assignment can be written of a real company case; added by potential imaginary elements.

Exam schedules

No exam

International connections

Course is potentially joined by exchange and/or double degree students. The assignment has a mandatory international focus.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

The course will be evaluated based on the large group assignment. No exam.

Enrolment

17.05.2022 - 31.05.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 09.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Jouni Ropponen
Responsible person

Jouni Ropponen

Student groups
  • LLKT22SD
    Double Degree in Business Logistics
  • LOKT22SD
    Double Degree in Logistics Engineering
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You know the basics of project methods.
You know the functional principles, benefits and limitations of supporting software.
You are able to select a method you are familiar with, e.g. Prince2.
You are able to apply the selected methods and tools in the integrated course projects.
You know different data sources and are able to assess their reliability.
You can use the most suitable means of communication, work in a team and follow the business code of conduct in electronic communication.
You know how to utilize the best project practices to enhance supply chain management.

Content

What are the most suitable project methods ?
What supporting software can be used?
How is a particular method e.g. Prince2 used?
How can you apply the selected methods and tools in the integrated course projects?
How can you use different data sources and assess their reliability?
How to use the the most suitable means of communication, effectively work in a team and follow the business code of conduct in electronic communication?
How to utilize the best project practices to enhance supply chain management?

Materials

Will be informed later by the teacher

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
According to Peppi and Tuudo.

Blended track:
To be agreed with teacher before starting the course.

Employer connections

No practical training included

Exam schedules

Re-exam can be taken in re-exam days that the teacher defines

International connections

The course is common with Logistics Engineering and Business Logistics exchange students and double degree programmes.

Student workload

The student´s work load is approximately 135 h.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment is based on exam and/or assignments

Enrolment

14.03.2023 - 31.03.2023

Timing

02.05.2023 - 31.08.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

5 op

RD proportion (cr)

4 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 200

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Raimo Päivärinta
Responsible person

Raimo Päivärinta

Student groups
  • VV2022-2023
    Optional studies 2022-2023

Objective

You understand the roles of various operators and authorities, as well as the essential laws and regulations concerning the railway sector.
You understand how traffic is controlled and supervised to ensure safety.
You understand how railways function as part of the international transport chain.
You understand the preconditions for railway transport from the customer's point of view.
TYou are familiar with the key content of railway transport contracts and principles of international trade.

Content

What components does the railway system comprise and how does it work?
What permissions, contracts, capacity allocations, traffic controls and supervision is needed to ensure safe railway traffic?
How is rail capacity allocated and how is rail traffic planned?
How is the punctuality of trains followed?
What actions are necessary before a train can move and what kind of rolling stock is used?
How does a rail yard function and what is shunting?
What must be taken into consideration when a company decides to use railway transport?
How can one go to China by rail from Finland and what aspects must be taken into consideration when importing/exporting goods?

Location and time

You will expedite the course’s it means that if you have complete all the performances of this "wave" the next "wave” will open immediately and you could continue the performance according to your timetable.
The cuorse timetable should not be extended to fastening your performances but you must been aware that the following wave will not open before you have carried out all previous tasks / exams.

Materials

All course materials are in Learn.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
Materials and tasks and exams (multiple tasks at same time) are open in waves when the previous wave expires the next one will open immediately.
The whole course is implemented as waves.

Blended track:
You will expedite the course’s it means that if you have complete all the performances of this "wave" the next "wave” will open immediately and you could continue the performance according to your timetable.
The cuorse timetable should not be extended to fastening your performances but you must been aware that the following wave will not open before you have carried out all previous tasks / exams.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

a. use professional vocabulary and concepts and show their information-based know-how.
b.use the basic techniques of searching information in specific situations.
c. carry out individual tasks.
d. take customers, users and target groups into consideration.
e. use the key models, methods, software and techniques of the professional field under guidance.
f. work as team members.
g. observe the ethical principles of the professional field in their actions.

Qualifications

No prerequisities

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Joel Paananen
Responsible person

Joel Paananen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM1
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You understand the importance of safety in mechatronics solutions.
You are familiar with different types of robots.
You understand the basics of controlling robots.
You are familiar with the applications of robotics.

Content

What is robotics security?
What types of robots exist?
How are robots controlled?
What applications are used in robotics?

Materials

The literature of the course is explained in the opening lecture
Other material is distributed in lectures

Teaching methods

If the student wishes to follow an individual learning track, the student writes a plan for the individual learning track. The plan must comply with the learning outcomes of the course and has to be approved first by the teacher of the course and then by the student's work place. The individual learning track must be agreed with the teacher prior to the course start.

Employer connections

Course does not include RDI co-operation.

Exam schedules

The exam is agreed upon at the introductory lecture.
All exams must be agreed with the teacher before registering for the exam, and retake exams must be completed in the schedule according to the degree regulations.

Student workload

5 cr / 135 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam and/or possible exercises that will affect are agreed in the introduction lecture.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Joel Paananen
Responsible person

Joel Paananen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the importance of safety in mechatronics solutions.
You are familiar with different types of robots.
You understand the basics of controlling robots.
You are familiar with the applications of robotics.

Content

What is robotics security?
What types of robots exist?
How are robots controlled?
What applications are used in robotics?

Materials

The literature of the course is explained in the opening lecture
Other material is distributed in lectures

Teaching methods

If the student wishes to follow an individual learning track, the student writes a plan for the individual learning track. The plan must comply with the learning outcomes of the course and has to be approved first by the teacher of the course and then by the student's work place. The individual learning track must be agreed with the teacher prior to the course start.

Employer connections

Course does not include RDI co-operation.

Exam schedules

The exam is agreed upon at the introductory lecture.
All exams must be agreed with the teacher before registering for the exam, and retake exams must be completed in the schedule according to the degree regulations.

Student workload

5 cr / 135 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam and/or possible exercises that will affect are agreed in the introduction lecture.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Joel Paananen
Responsible person

Joel Paananen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM2
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You understand the importance of safety in mechatronics solutions.
You are familiar with different types of robots.
You understand the basics of controlling robots.
You are familiar with the applications of robotics.

Content

What is robotics security?
What types of robots exist?
How are robots controlled?
What applications are used in robotics?

Materials

The literature of the course is explained in the opening lecture
Other material is distributed in lectures

Teaching methods

If the student wishes to follow an individual learning track, the student writes a plan for the individual learning track. The plan must comply with the learning outcomes of the course and has to be approved first by the teacher of the course and then by the student's work place. The individual learning track must be agreed with the teacher prior to the course start.

Employer connections

Course does not include RDI co-operation.

Exam schedules

The exam is agreed upon at the introductory lecture.
All exams must be agreed with the teacher before registering for the exam, and retake exams must be completed in the schedule according to the degree regulations.

Student workload

5 cr / 135 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam and/or possible exercises that will affect are agreed in the introduction lecture.

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Olli-Pekka Brunila
Responsible person

Olli-Pekka Brunila

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM2
    Logistics, part-time studies
  • LOKT19SP
    Logistics, full-time studies
  • LOKT21SM
    Logistics, part-time studies
  • LOKT18SM
  • LOKT20SM1
    Logistics, part-time studies
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You know the characteristics and operations of ports.
You know the role of ports in supply chains.
You know the internal operators and interest groups of ports.

Content

What are the ports in Finland?
What is the history of ports?
What are the different types of ports?
What is the linking role of ports in supply chains between different transport modes?
What does the port area comprise and what does port technology consist of?
What are the operators in ports?
What are the interest groups of ports?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Qualifications

Basics of logistics

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Tiina Kettunen
Responsible person

Tiina Kettunen

Student groups
  • LOKT21SM
    Logistics, part-time studies
  • VV2022-2023
    Optional studies 2022-2023

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Tiina Kettunen
Responsible person

Tiina Kettunen

Student groups
  • LOKT21SP
    Logistics, full-time studies
  • VV2022-2023
    Optional studies 2022-2023

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 04.09.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Antti Laakso
Responsible person

Antti Laakso

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies
  • VV2022-2023
    Optional studies 2022-2023

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 04.09.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

0 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Antti Laakso
Responsible person

Antti Laakso

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies
  • VV2022-2023
    Optional studies 2022-2023

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 04.09.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 70

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Antti Laakso
Responsible person

Antti Laakso

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies
  • VV2022-2023
    Optional studies 2022-2023

Objective

You know how to calculate using different mathematical relations.
You are able to calculate using fraction numbers and relations.
You understand the concept of a function.
You know how to solve different types of first and second degree equations.
You are able to handle the mathematical and the graphical representations of a line.
You can solve systems of linear equations in two variables.
You know how to simplify and calculate with different exponent relations.
You are able to calculate with radical expressions.
You are able to handle the mathematical and the graphical representations of a second degree polynomial function.
You know how to calculate with polynomials and how to factor them.
You know how to solve the right hand triangles.
You are familiar with the basics of calculations related to percentages.

Content

How to simplify mathematical relations?
How to calculate and simplify fraction numbers and relations?
What is the meaning of a function and its graph? What are the zeros? How to draw functions?
How to solve different linear equations?
What is the meaning of a line mathematically speaking? What are the slope and the y-intercept point?
How to solve systems of linear equations in two variables?
How to simplify exponent relations? What are the calculation rules of exponents?
How to simplify radical relations?
How to solve the second-degree polynomial equation?
How to use the information about the discriminant? How to draw the parabola?
How to calculate using polynomials? How to factor polynomials?
How to solve right hand triangles?
How to solve problems related to percentages?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 04.09.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

3 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

10 - 60

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Antti Laakso
Responsible person

Antti Laakso

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies
  • VV2022-2023
    Optional studies 2022-2023

Objective

You know how to calculate using different mathematical relations.
You are able to calculate using fraction numbers and relations.
You understand the concept of a function.
You know how to solve different types of first and second degree equations.
You are able to handle the mathematical and the graphical representations of a line.
You can solve systems of linear equations in two variables.
You know how to simplify and calculate with different exponent relations.
You are able to calculate with radical expressions.
You are able to handle the mathematical and the graphical representations of a second degree polynomial function.
You know how to calculate with polynomials and how to factor them.
You know how to solve the right hand triangles.
You are familiar with the basics of calculations related to percentages.

Content

How to simplify mathematical relations?
How to calculate and simplify fraction numbers and relations?
What is the meaning of a function and its graph? What are the zeros? How to draw functions?
How to solve different linear equations?
What is the meaning of a line mathematically speaking? What are the slope and the y-intercept point?
How to solve systems of linear equations in two variables?
How to simplify exponent relations? What are the calculation rules of exponents?
How to simplify radical relations?
How to solve the second-degree polynomial equation?
How to use the information about the discriminant? How to draw the parabola?
How to calculate using polynomials? How to factor polynomials?
How to solve right hand triangles?
How to solve problems related to percentages?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

16.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Eeva Ala-Krekola
Responsible person

Eeva Ala-Krekola

Student groups
  • LLKT22SD
    Double Degree in Business Logistics
  • LOKT22SD
    Double Degree in Logistics Engineering
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand what artificial intelligence is and what opportunities and changes it may bring, especially in the field of logistics.
You understand the advantage of artificial intelligence and its potential when applied to logistic processes.

Content

Is artificial intelligence a threat or an opportunity?
How will artificial intelligence and machine learning change the world and ways of working?
In what ways and in what applications can artificial intelligence be utilized?
How can human beings and artificial intelligence cooperate in the same job?

Materials

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Teaching methods

If the student wishes to follow an individual learning track, the student writes a plan for the individual learning track. The plan must comply with the learning outcomes of the course and has to be approved first by the teacher of the course and then by the student's work place. The individual learning track must be agreed with the teacher prior to the course start.

Exam schedules

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Student workload

5 cr / 135 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

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Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Katja Helve
Responsible person

Virpi Aalto

Student groups
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You know how to carry out the most common calculations of financial mathematics and you are able to apply them in the processes related to chains of operations.
You are able to carry out and apply the logistic calculations and use logical reasoning when solving financial problems assess the impact of the solutions obtained.
You know how to present and interpret statistics (tables, graphs, and key stock figures). You know how to use a spreadsheet
program (Excel) in making calculations.

Content

How do you carry out the calculations necessary in logistics?
How do you resolve value added tax bills?
How do you make contribution margin calculations?
How do you calculate index and apply it in economical mathematics?
How do you calculate interest and compound interest and use the commercial applications of these calculations?
What are periodic examinations and how are they used in financial mathematics?
How do you present statistical data with the help of tables, figures and key indicators?
How do you interpret statistical data?
How do you use a spreadsheet program (Excel) in financial mathematics and in the interpretation of statistics?

Qualifications

Basic mathematics
Optional studies: Basic mathematics for logistics

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Katja Helve
Responsible person

Katja Helve

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM1
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You know how to carry out the most common calculations of financial mathematics and you are able to apply them in the processes related to chains of operations.
You are able to carry out and apply the logistic calculations and use logical reasoning when solving financial problems assess the impact of the solutions obtained.
You know how to present and interpret statistics (tables, graphs, and key stock figures). You know how to use a spreadsheet
program (Excel) in making calculations.

Content

How do you carry out the calculations necessary in logistics?
How do you resolve value added tax bills?
How do you make contribution margin calculations?
How do you calculate index and apply it in economical mathematics?
How do you calculate interest and compound interest and use the commercial applications of these calculations?
What are periodic examinations and how are they used in financial mathematics?
How do you present statistical data with the help of tables, figures and key indicators?
How do you interpret statistical data?
How do you use a spreadsheet program (Excel) in financial mathematics and in the interpretation of statistics?

Qualifications

Basic mathematics
Optional studies: Basic mathematics for logistics

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Katja Helve
Responsible person

Katja Helve

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM2
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You know how to carry out the most common calculations of financial mathematics and you are able to apply them in the processes related to chains of operations.
You are able to carry out and apply the logistic calculations and use logical reasoning when solving financial problems assess the impact of the solutions obtained.
You know how to present and interpret statistics (tables, graphs, and key stock figures). You know how to use a spreadsheet
program (Excel) in making calculations.

Content

How do you carry out the calculations necessary in logistics?
How do you resolve value added tax bills?
How do you make contribution margin calculations?
How do you calculate index and apply it in economical mathematics?
How do you calculate interest and compound interest and use the commercial applications of these calculations?
What are periodic examinations and how are they used in financial mathematics?
How do you present statistical data with the help of tables, figures and key indicators?
How do you interpret statistical data?
How do you use a spreadsheet program (Excel) in financial mathematics and in the interpretation of statistics?

Qualifications

Basic mathematics
Optional studies: Basic mathematics for logistics

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

16.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

20 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Eeva Ala-Krekola
Responsible person

Eeva Ala-Krekola

Student groups
  • LLKT22SD
    Double Degree in Business Logistics
  • LOKT22SD
    Double Degree in Logistics Engineering

Objective

You are familiar with the most important operating principles of ERP systems and understand the benefits they bring to business.
You know the most important ERP suppliers and are familiar with the key features of their products.
You have the competence to offer expert opinions in projects aiming at selecting and commissioning ERP systems.
You are able to use the basic functions of an ERP system.
You are able to search for data in from various sources, critically assess the reliability of sources and data, and process digital data.
You are able to use appropriate means, technologies and channels of communication in teamwork, and follow the business code of conduct in electronic communication.
You know how the ERP systems improve supply chain management.

Content

What are the most important operating principles of ERP systems?
What are the benefits of well-implemented ERP systems and what are the main challenges?
Who are the most important ERP suppliers and how do their products differ from each other?
What are the success factors in ERP implementation?
How are SAP systems operated?
How are different kinds of data sources used, and how is the reliability of data and sources critically assessed, and how is digital data processed?
How are appropriate means, technologies and channels of communication used in teamwork, and how is the business code of conduct followed in electronic communication?
How do ERP systems improve supply chain management?

Materials

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Teaching methods

If the student wishes to follow an individual learning track, the student writes a plan for the individual learning track. The plan must comply with the learning outcomes of the course and has to be approved first by the teacher of the course and then by the student's work place. The individual learning track must be agreed with the teacher prior to the course start.

Exam schedules

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Student workload

5 cr / 135 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

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Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

16.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Eeva Ala-Krekola
Responsible person

Eeva Ala-Krekola

Student groups
  • LOKT21SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the most important operating principles of ERP systems and understand the benefits they bring to business.
You know the most important ERP suppliers and are familiar with the key features of their products.
You have the competence to offer expert opinions in projects aiming at selecting and commissioning ERP systems.
You are able to use the basic functions of an ERP system.
You are able to search for data in from various sources, critically assess the reliability of sources and data, and process digital data.
You are able to use appropriate means, technologies and channels of communication in teamwork, and follow the business code of conduct in electronic communication.
You know how the ERP systems improve supply chain management.

Content

What are the most important operating principles of ERP systems?
What are the benefits of well-implemented ERP systems and what are the main challenges?
Who are the most important ERP suppliers and how do their products differ from each other?
What are the success factors in ERP implementation?
How are SAP systems operated?
How are different kinds of data sources used, and how is the reliability of data and sources critically assessed, and how is digital data processed?
How are appropriate means, technologies and channels of communication used in teamwork, and how is the business code of conduct followed in electronic communication?
How do ERP systems improve supply chain management?

Materials

To be informed on digital learning environment Learn

Teaching methods

If the student wishes to follow an individual learning track, the student writes a plan for the individual learning track. The plan must comply with the learning outcomes of the course and has to be approved first by the teacher of the course and then by the student's work place. The individual learning track must be agreed with the teacher prior to the course start.

Exam schedules

To be informed on digital learning environment Learn

Student workload

5 cr / 135 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

To be informed on digital learning environment Learn

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

13.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

4 op

Mode of delivery

20 % Contact teaching, 80 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 60

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Eeva Ala-Krekola
Responsible person

Eeva Ala-Krekola

Student groups
  • LOKT21SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the most important operating principles of ERP systems and understand the benefits they bring to business.
You know the most important ERP suppliers and are familiar with the key features of their products.
You have the competence to offer expert opinions in projects aiming at selecting and commissioning ERP systems.
You are able to use the basic functions of an ERP system.
You are able to search for data in from various sources, critically assess the reliability of sources and data, and process digital data.
You are able to use appropriate means, technologies and channels of communication in teamwork, and follow the business code of conduct in electronic communication.
You know how the ERP systems improve supply chain management.

Content

What are the most important operating principles of ERP systems?
What are the benefits of well-implemented ERP systems and what are the main challenges?
Who are the most important ERP suppliers and how do their products differ from each other?
What are the success factors in ERP implementation?
How are SAP systems operated?
How are different kinds of data sources used, and how is the reliability of data and sources critically assessed, and how is digital data processed?
How are appropriate means, technologies and channels of communication used in teamwork, and how is the business code of conduct followed in electronic communication?
How do ERP systems improve supply chain management?

Materials

To be informed on digital learning environment Learn

Teaching methods

If the student wishes to follow an individual learning track, the student writes a plan for the individual learning track. The plan must comply with the learning outcomes of the course and has to be approved first by the teacher of the course and then by the student's work place. The individual learning track must be agreed with the teacher prior to the course start.

Exam schedules

To be informed on digital learning environment Learn

Student workload

5 cr / 135 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

To be informed on digital learning environment Learn

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

16.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Tuula Kuparinen
Responsible person

Tuula Kuparinen

Student groups
  • LOKT21SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the components of supply chains.
You understand the concept of supply chain integration and the significacnce of managing the supply chain as a whole.
You know future development trends/methods/tools of supply chain management.

Content

What are the components of the supply chains?
What is supply chain integration and why is it important?
What does the future of supply chains look like?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

16.01.2023 - 28.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Tuula Kuparinen
Responsible person

Tuula Kuparinen

Student groups
  • LOKT21SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You understand the components of supply chains.
You understand the concept of supply chain integration and the significacnce of managing the supply chain as a whole.
You know future development trends/methods/tools of supply chain management.

Content

What are the components of the supply chains?
What is supply chain integration and why is it important?
What does the future of supply chains look like?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 09.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Eeva Ala-Krekola
Responsible person

Eeva Ala-Krekola

Student groups
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You are aware of the material and personal security risks and threats related to the logistics of the entire supply chain.
You are able to apply security-enhancing principles and practices in supply chain planning.

Content

What must be considered in the safety and security of supply chains?
How can you improve supply chain security against loss, damage, and criminal actions?

Materials

To be informed on digital learning environment Learn

Teaching methods

If the student wishes to follow an individual learning track, the student writes a plan for the individual learning track. The plan must comply with the learning outcomes of the course and has to be approved first by the teacher of the course and then by the student's work place. The individual learning track must be agreed with the teacher prior to the course start.

Exam schedules

To be informed on digital learning environment Learn

Student workload

5 cr / 135 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

To be informed on digital learning environment Learn

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

30.08.2022 - 11.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Eeva Ala-Krekola
Responsible person

Eeva Ala-Krekola

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM1
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are aware of the material and personal security risks and threats related to the logistics of the entire supply chain.
You are able to apply security-enhancing principles and practices in supply chain planning.

Content

What must be considered in the safety and security of supply chains?
How can you improve supply chain security against loss, damage, and criminal actions?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

31.08.2022 - 11.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Eeva Ala-Krekola
Responsible person

Eeva Ala-Krekola

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM2
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are aware of the material and personal security risks and threats related to the logistics of the entire supply chain.
You are able to apply security-enhancing principles and practices in supply chain planning.

Content

What must be considered in the safety and security of supply chains?
How can you improve supply chain security against loss, damage, and criminal actions?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

16.01.2023 - 30.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • English
Seats

0 - 40

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anssi Salmi
Responsible person

Anssi Salmi

Student groups
  • LLKT22SD
    Double Degree in Business Logistics
  • LOKT22SD
    Double Degree in Logistics Engineering
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the potential of and challenges in innovations in relation to the supply chain.

Content

How to define innovation?
Why are innovations crucial for companies?
What recent innovative solutions can be found in supply chains?
How can innovations help in developing the supply chain so that it would better meet future economic, environmental and social requirements?

Materials

Will be informed later by teacher.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

No.

Exam schedules

Will be informed later by teacher.

International connections

No.

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and/or assigments.

Qualifications

Basics of supply chain management

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Salla Vaahersalo
Responsible person

Ari Helle

Student groups
  • LOKT21SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You understand the basics of production and internal logistics

Content

What are the focal cocepts in production and internal logistics?
What are the targets of production and internal logistics?
How do you manage production and internal logistics?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Salla Vaahersalo
Responsible person

Salla Vaahersalo

Student groups
  • LOKT21SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the basics of production and internal logistics

Content

What are the focal cocepts in production and internal logistics?
What are the targets of production and internal logistics?
How do you manage production and internal logistics?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.02.2023 - 02.04.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

5 op

RD proportion (cr)

2 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

15 - 45

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Minna Porasmaa
  • Sami Norrbacka
Responsible person

Minna Porasmaa

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM1
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

Common learning outcomes (as implemented in degree programmes) 2 ECTS credits:

You know the general stages in a research and development process.
You are able to search for information in the key information environments of your own field.
You are able to read, critically evaluate and utilize the literature and research publications of your own field.
You are familiar with and able to apply the principles of research ethics and reliability.
You are able to compose a literature review based on the materials published in your field of study and your own bachelor’s thesis following the principles of scientific communication.

Degree programme specific learning outcomes for research and development methods, 3 ECTS credits

You are familiar with the current research subjects and development needs of your own field.
You are familiar with and able to apply the key development approaches and/or research methods and ethical principles of your own field.
You are able to report on a research or development process following the principles of professional and scientific communication.

Content

Content of common learning outcomes, 2 ECTS credits:

What are the phases into which a research and development process can be divided?
How do you find, read and critically evaluate the research data of your own field?
How do you write a literature review that utilizes reliable research data and is linked to your own field and bachelor’s thesis following the principles of ethical scientific communication?

Degree programme specific content, 3 ECTS credits

What are the key research subjects and development needs in your own field?
What are the development approaches and/or research methods in your own field and how do you apply them in practice based on the development needs of your own field?
How do you report a research or development process following the principles of ethical professional and scientific communication in your own field?

Evaluation scale

Approved/Failed

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

11.01.2023 - 19.03.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

5 op

RD proportion (cr)

2 op

Mode of delivery

Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

15 - 45

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Minna Porasmaa
  • Sami Norrbacka
Responsible person

Minna Porasmaa

Student groups
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

Common learning outcomes (as implemented in degree programmes) 2 ECTS credits:

You know the general stages in a research and development process.
You are able to search for information in the key information environments of your own field.
You are able to read, critically evaluate and utilize the literature and research publications of your own field.
You are familiar with and able to apply the principles of research ethics and reliability.
You are able to compose a literature review based on the materials published in your field of study and your own bachelor’s thesis following the principles of scientific communication.

Degree programme specific learning outcomes for research and development methods, 3 ECTS credits

You are familiar with the current research subjects and development needs of your own field.
You are familiar with and able to apply the key development approaches and/or research methods and ethical principles of your own field.
You are able to report on a research or development process following the principles of professional and scientific communication.

Content

Content of common learning outcomes, 2 ECTS credits:

What are the phases into which a research and development process can be divided?
How do you find, read and critically evaluate the research data of your own field?
How do you write a literature review that utilizes reliable research data and is linked to your own field and bachelor’s thesis following the principles of ethical scientific communication?

Degree programme specific content, 3 ECTS credits

What are the key research subjects and development needs in your own field?
What are the development approaches and/or research methods in your own field and how do you apply them in practice based on the development needs of your own field?
How do you report a research or development process following the principles of ethical professional and scientific communication in your own field?

Evaluation scale

Approved/Failed

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 09.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Jouni Ropponen
Responsible person

Jouni Ropponen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You know the principles of safety management and well-being at work.

Content

How do you ensure safe working practices and identify the risks involved, and acknowledge an individual's ability to cope.?
What does zero accident mean?
What are everyone's occupational safety responsibilities?
What is the definition of a common workplace and the roles of different actors?
How do you recognize the load factors in a common workplace?
How do you identify the dangers involved when people are working together?

Materials

Will be informed later by the teacher

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

Practical training is not included

Exam schedules

Re-exam can be taken in re-exam days that the teacher defines

International connections

No international connections

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment is based on exam and/or assignments.

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Jouni Ropponen
Responsible person

Jouni Ropponen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM1
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You know the principles of safety management and well-being at work.

Content

How do you ensure safe working practices and identify the risks involved, and acknowledge an individual's ability to cope.?
What does zero accident mean?
What are everyone's occupational safety responsibilities?
What is the definition of a common workplace and the roles of different actors?
How do you recognize the load factors in a common workplace?
How do you identify the dangers involved when people are working together?

Materials

Will be informed later by the teacher

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Employer connections

Practical training is not included

Exam schedules

Re-exam can be taken in re-exam days that the teacher defines

International connections

No international connections

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment is based on exam and/or assignments.

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Jouni Ropponen
Responsible person

Jouni Ropponen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM2
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You know the principles of safety management and well-being at work.

Content

How do you ensure safe working practices and identify the risks involved, and acknowledge an individual's ability to cope.?
What does zero accident mean?
What are everyone's occupational safety responsibilities?
What is the definition of a common workplace and the roles of different actors?
How do you recognize the load factors in a common workplace?
How do you identify the dangers involved when people are working together?

Materials

Will be informed later by the teacher

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Employer connections

Practical training is not included

Exam schedules

Re-exam can be taken in re-exam days that the teacher defines

International connections

No international connections

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

The assessment is based on exam and/or assignments.

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 16.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Katja Helve
Responsible person

Marika Höglund

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You know how to use word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation graphics software for the purposes of your logistics studies.

Content

Word:
How to edit characters and paragraphs?
How to make page settings?
How to add and format pictures, and WordArt and SmartArt objects?
How to create formulas with Word features?
How to organize text into columns, create and edit tables, and use tabs?
How to use, create and edit styles?
How to create documents based on template documentation?
How to create and edit a table of contents and table of references?
How to divide your document into sections?

Excel:
How to create and format a table, and the content of a cell?
How to use functions, and create formulas?
How to make a relative and absolute cell reference, and how to use them effectively in the spreadsheet?
How to add charts and combination charts to the workbook and how to format them?
How to process (move, copy, delete, rename, hide, protect, format) tables in the workbook? How to sort and filter large tables?
How to use functions such as 'lookup', 'if', 'sum.if', 'count.if', and 'count.a' , and create multi-launching drop lists?
How to use conditional formatting in order to improve the readability of the table?

PowerPoint:
How to create an effective slide show presentation, and utilize and format themes?
How to take advantage of a variety of slide design templates?
How to add animations, videos, and audio to your presentation?
How to make a non-stop presentation and a presentation that is to be given to an audience? How to embed and link information from one Office program to another?

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

02.09.2022 - 09.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anssi Salmi
Responsible person

Anssi Salmi

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You know how to use word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation graphics software for the purposes of your logistics studies.

Content

Word:
How to edit characters and paragraphs?
How to make page settings?
How to add and format pictures, and WordArt and SmartArt objects?
How to create formulas with Word features?
How to organize text into columns, create and edit tables, and use tabs?
How to use, create and edit styles?
How to create documents based on template documentation?
How to create and edit a table of contents and table of references?
How to divide your document into sections?

Excel:
How to create and format a table, and the content of a cell?
How to use functions, and create formulas?
How to make a relative and absolute cell reference, and how to use them effectively in the spreadsheet?
How to add charts and combination charts to the workbook and how to format them?
How to process (move, copy, delete, rename, hide, protect, format) tables in the workbook? How to sort and filter large tables?
How to use functions such as 'lookup', 'if', 'sum.if', 'count.if', and 'count.a' , and create multi-launching drop lists?
How to use conditional formatting in order to improve the readability of the table?

PowerPoint:
How to create an effective slide show presentation, and utilize and format themes?
How to take advantage of a variety of slide design templates?
How to add animations, videos, and audio to your presentation?
How to make a non-stop presentation and a presentation that is to be given to an audience? How to embed and link information from one Office program to another?

Materials

Will be informed later by teacher.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

No.

Exam schedules

Will be informed later by teacher.

International connections

No.

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and assigments.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

10.01.2023 - 07.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anssi Salmi
Responsible person

Anssi Salmi

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You know how to use the more advanced functions of Excel and effectively share data between various pieces of software and applications.
You know how to use Excel in the calculations necessary in your field of study.
You can produce and process simple digital content and you understand the importance of user's rights and licenses.
You can choose the appropriate tool to solve a problem and solve simple problems related to the use of personal technology, and determine what skills you need to improve further.

Content

How is an embedded or linked table added to a Word document or Power Point presentation from a spreadsheet program?
How are forms created in Word?
How to insert comments in a Power Point presentation?
How to use the special functions of Excel, such as financial, logical, date and time functions? How to utilize the sorting and filtering features, and calculate subtotals in larger tables?
How to use and utilize the Pivot tables when reporting and analyzing data?
How to use Pivot table summary functions and utilize automatic calculation?
How to make and edit graphical presentations such as trend curves, combination charts and Pivot charts?
How to use the aim search and solver?
How do you calculate the clock times? How to protect your tables and sections of tables?

Materials

Will be informed later by teacher

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

No.

Exam schedules

Will be informed later by teacher

International connections

No.

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and assigments

Qualifications

Information technology tools 1 or equivalent knowledge.

Enrolment

07.11.2022 - 18.11.2022

Timing

01.01.2023 - 01.05.2023

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

Mode of delivery

40 % Contact teaching, 60 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Marika Höglund
Responsible person

Marika Höglund

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You know how to use the more advanced functions of Excel and effectively share data between various pieces of software and applications.
You know how to use Excel in the calculations necessary in your field of study.
You can produce and process simple digital content and you understand the importance of user's rights and licenses.
You can choose the appropriate tool to solve a problem and solve simple problems related to the use of personal technology, and determine what skills you need to improve further.

Content

How is an embedded or linked table added to a Word document or Power Point presentation from a spreadsheet program?
How are forms created in Word?
How to insert comments in a Power Point presentation?
How to use the special functions of Excel, such as financial, logical, date and time functions? How to utilize the sorting and filtering features, and calculate subtotals in larger tables?
How to use and utilize the Pivot tables when reporting and analyzing data?
How to use Pivot table summary functions and utilize automatic calculation?
How to make and edit graphical presentations such as trend curves, combination charts and Pivot charts?
How to use the aim search and solver?
How do you calculate the clock times? How to protect your tables and sections of tables?

Materials

The teacher as reported by the material.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
Word: How do you make a character and paragraph formatting? How do
you make page settings? How do you add and format the pictures,
WordArt, and SmartArt objects? How to column the text and creating and formatting
tables, and how to use tabs? How are you using, creating and formatting
styles? How do you create a document based on the template documentation?
How do you create and format a table of contents and table of references?
How you divide your document into sections?
Excel: How to create a table, and you format it, as well as the contents of
a cell? How do you use functions, and create formulas? How do you
make the relative and absolute cell reference, and how to use them effectively
in the spreadsheet? How do you add the workbook with charts, a
combination of charts and how to format them? How do you work with
(move, copy, delete, rename, hide, protect, formatting) tables in the
workbook? How do you sort and filter large tables? How do you use the
lookup-, if-, sum.if-, count.if-, and count.a - functions, as well as you do
multi-launching drop lists? How to use conditional formatting in order to
clarify the readability of the table?
PowerPoint: How do you do to display the slide show, you take advantage
of themes and format them? How to take advantage of a variety
of slide design templates? How do you make a non-stop, as well as the
general public held presentations?
How to embed and link to information about the Office-from one program
to another?

Independent track:
Word: How do you make a character and paragraph formatting? How do
you make page settings? How do you add and format the pictures,
WordArt, and SmartArt objects? How to column the text and creating and formatting
tables, and how to use tabs? How are you using, creating and formatting
styles? How do you create a document based on the template documentation?
How do you create and format a table of contents and table of references?
How you divide your document into sections?
Excel: How to create a table, and you format it, as well as the contents of
a cell? How do you use functions, and create formulas? How do you
make the relative and absolute cell reference, and how to use them effectively
in the spreadsheet? How do you add the workbook with charts, a
combination of charts and how to format them? How do you work with
(move, copy, delete, rename, hide, protect, formatting) tables in the
workbook? How do you sort and filter large tables? How do you use the
lookup-, if-, sum.if-, count.if-, and count.a - functions, as well as you do
multi-launching drop lists? How to use conditional formatting in order to
clarify the readability of the table?
PowerPoint: How do you do to display the slide show, you take advantage
of themes and format them? How to take advantage of a variety
of slide design templates? How do you make a non-stop, as well as the
general public held presentations?
How to embed and link to information about the Office-from one program
to another?

Blended track:
Word: How do you make a character and paragraph formatting? How do
you make page settings? How do you add and format the pictures,
WordArt, and SmartArt objects? How to column the text and creating and formatting
tables, and how to use tabs? How are you using, creating and formatting
styles? How do you create a document based on the template documentation?
How do you create and format a table of contents and table of references?
How you divide your document into sections?
Excel: How to create a table, and you format it, as well as the contents of
a cell? How do you use functions, and create formulas? How do you
make the relative and absolute cell reference, and how to use them effectively
in the spreadsheet? How do you add the workbook with charts, a
combination of charts and how to format them? How do you work with
(move, copy, delete, rename, hide, protect, formatting) tables in the
workbook? How do you sort and filter large tables? How do you use the
lookup-, if-, sum.if-, count.if-, and count.a - functions, as well as you do
multi-launching drop lists? How to use conditional formatting in order to
clarify the readability of the table?
PowerPoint: How do you do to display the slide show, you take advantage
of themes and format them? How to take advantage of a variety
of slide design templates? How do you make a non-stop, as well as the
general public held presentations?
How to embed and link to information about the Office-from one program
to another?

Employer connections

There is no STUDY and working life cooperation during the course.

Exam schedules

To be announced later on the Learn platform of the course.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Assessment criteria level 3: entry-level know-how and skills
Students are able to:
a. You can use professional vocabulary systematically.
b. You can manage the appropriate methods of information search.
c. You can idnetify intterrelated tasks.
e. You can apply the key models, methods, software and techniques of the professional field.

Qualifications

Information technology tools 1 or equivalent knowledge.

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 09.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Antti Lanki
  • Jouni Ropponen
Responsible person

Jouni Ropponen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the legistation and decrees concerning the transportation, classification, packaging, and handling of dangerous goods by different modes of transport.

Content

How are hazardous substances classified and how is their transportation planned?
What regulations govern the road transportation of hazardous substances?
What regulations govern the railroad transportation?
What regulations govern the sea transportion?
What regulations govern the air transportation?
How is a safety advisor appointed?
What information is provided by various manuals and how is information retrieved?

Materials

Will be informed later by the teacher

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

Practical training is not included

Exam schedules

In Exam

International connections

No international connections

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Content scheduling

Includes two (2) parts:
- Road transport (ADR etc.)
- Sea Transport (IMDG)

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and assigments

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Antti Lanki
  • Jouni Ropponen
Responsible person

Jouni Ropponen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM1
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the legistation and decrees concerning the transportation, classification, packaging, and handling of dangerous goods by different modes of transport.

Content

How are hazardous substances classified and how is their transportation planned?
What regulations govern the road transportation of hazardous substances?
What regulations govern the railroad transportation?
What regulations govern the sea transportion?
What regulations govern the air transportation?
How is a safety advisor appointed?
What information is provided by various manuals and how is information retrieved?

Materials

Will be informed later by the teacher

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

Practical training is not included

Exam schedules

In Exam

International connections

No international connections

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and assigments

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Antti Lanki
  • Jouni Ropponen
Responsible person

Jouni Ropponen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM2
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You are familiar with the legistation and decrees concerning the transportation, classification, packaging, and handling of dangerous goods by different modes of transport.

Content

How are hazardous substances classified and how is their transportation planned?
What regulations govern the road transportation of hazardous substances?
What regulations govern the railroad transportation?
What regulations govern the sea transportion?
What regulations govern the air transportation?
How is a safety advisor appointed?
What information is provided by various manuals and how is information retrieved?

Materials

Will be informed later by the teacher

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

Practical training is not included

Exam schedules

In Exam

International connections

No international connections

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and assigments

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Petteri Oinas
Responsible person

Petteri Oinas

Student groups
  • LOKT21SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You understand the significance of warehousing in the supply chain

Content

Why do you need warehousing?
How do you design and measure warehouse spaces, processes and material handling equipment?
How to manage information in warehousing?
How do you take into account safety factors in planning, implementing and utilizating warehouse operations?
What are the focal cocepts in production and internal logistics?
What are the targets of production and internal logistics?
How do you manage production and internal logistics?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Petteri Oinas
Responsible person

Petteri Oinas

Student groups
  • LOKT21SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the significance of warehousing in the supply chain

Content

Why do you need warehousing?
How do you design and measure warehouse spaces, processes and material handling equipment?
How to manage information in warehousing?
How do you take into account safety factors in planning, implementing and utilizating warehouse operations?
What are the focal cocepts in production and internal logistics?
What are the targets of production and internal logistics?
How do you manage production and internal logistics?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

2 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Osku Kiri
Responsible person

Osku Kiri

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the significance of interaction as part of your professional expertise and you can act appropriately in various communication situations.
You are familiar with Xamk's instructions for written assignments.
You are able to search reliable information and use it ethically.
You can express your views justifying them based on facts and use standard Finnish appropriate in each context.
You know how to write texts that meet the standards for layout, content and style required in your studies and in your own field, and use appropriate tools and forums.
You improve your interactive communication skills and manage fluently in different cooperation situations, such as meetings and negotiations.
You develop your presentation skills for professional purposes and acquire skills in giving and receiving feedback.

Content

What interaction skills are required in your own studies and in workplaces in your field?
How do you justify your views using standard Finnish?
How do you search reliable information from different sources and use it ethically?
Which written skills (genres, styles, tools) should you master both in your studies and in work assignments in your own professional field?
How do you utilize language regulations and tools in your studies and workplace communication?
Which skills do you need in presentations, meetings and negotiations?
How do you assess your own communication skills and ease your stage fright?
How do you give constructive feedback?
How do you utilize the feedback you received?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

01.08.2022 - 31.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

Mode of delivery

40 % Contact teaching, 60 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Seats

20 - 50

Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Osku Kiri
Responsible person

Osku Kiri

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You understand the significance of interaction as part of your professional expertise and you can act appropriately in various communication situations.
You are familiar with Xamk's instructions for written assignments.
You are able to search reliable information and use it ethically.
You can express your views justifying them based on facts and use standard Finnish appropriate in each context.
You know how to write texts that meet the standards for layout, content and style required in your studies and in your own field, and use appropriate tools and forums.
You improve your interactive communication skills and manage fluently in different cooperation situations, such as meetings and negotiations.
You develop your presentation skills for professional purposes and acquire skills in giving and receiving feedback.

Content

What interaction skills are required in your own studies and in workplaces in your field?
How do you justify your views using standard Finnish?
How do you search reliable information from different sources and use it ethically?
Which written skills (genres, styles, tools) should you master both in your studies and in work assignments in your own professional field?
How do you utilize language regulations and tools in your studies and workplace communication?
Which skills do you need in presentations, meetings and negotiations?
How do you assess your own communication skills and ease your stage fright?
How do you give constructive feedback?
How do you utilize the feedback you received?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 21.10.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

2 op

Mode of delivery

60 % Contact teaching, 40 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Maisa Räsänen
Responsible person

Maisa Räsänen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You demonstrate that you are familiar with the basics of enterprise finances and financial accounting. You can record basic business transactions into bookkeeping and financial statements. You are able to analyze and interpret financial statements and ratios of a small enterprise. You are able to explain the basic principles of value added taxation and business taxation in different forms of business.

Content

What is the role of financial accounting in business operations? How to apply the process of accounting cycle in small enterprises? How to analyze and interpret financial statements? What are the basic principles of value added taxation and business taxation? How to take into account the value added taxation in accounting cycle and reporting?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

03.09.2022 - 18.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

Mode of delivery

40 % Contact teaching, 60 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Maisa Räsänen
Responsible person

Maisa Räsänen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM1
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You demonstrate that you are familiar with the basics of enterprise finances and financial accounting. You can record basic business transactions into bookkeeping and financial statements. You are able to analyze and interpret financial statements and ratios of a small enterprise. You are able to explain the basic principles of value added taxation and business taxation in different forms of business.

Content

What is the role of financial accounting in business operations? How to apply the process of accounting cycle in small enterprises? How to analyze and interpret financial statements? What are the basic principles of value added taxation and business taxation? How to take into account the value added taxation in accounting cycle and reporting?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

06.04.2022 - 22.04.2022

Timing

03.09.2022 - 18.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

Mode of delivery

40 % Contact teaching, 60 % Distance learning

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Maisa Räsänen
Responsible person

Maisa Räsänen

Student groups
  • LOKT20SM2
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You demonstrate that you are familiar with the basics of enterprise finances and financial accounting. You can record basic business transactions into bookkeeping and financial statements. You are able to analyze and interpret financial statements and ratios of a small enterprise. You are able to explain the basic principles of value added taxation and business taxation in different forms of business.

Content

What is the role of financial accounting in business operations? How to apply the process of accounting cycle in small enterprises? How to analyze and interpret financial statements? What are the basic principles of value added taxation and business taxation? How to take into account the value added taxation in accounting cycle and reporting?

Evaluation scale

1-5

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

05.09.2022 - 09.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anssi Salmi
Responsible person

Anssi Salmi

Student groups
  • LOKT22SP
    Logistics, full-time studies

Objective

You understand the importance of business.
You are familiar with the key principles of business management and corporate responsibility.
You are able to describe the main functions of businesses and you are familiar with an individual company’s role in the supply chain

Content

What is the role of business?
What are the main functions and key tasks of businesses?
What is the role of an individual company in the supply chain?
How are businesses managed?
What is business sustainability ?

Materials

Will be informed later by teacher.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

No

Exam schedules

Will be informed later by teacher.

International connections

No

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and assigments

Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

02.09.2022 - 10.12.2022

Credits

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Logistics
Teachers
  • Anssi Salmi
Responsible person

Anssi Salmi

Student groups
  • LOKT22SM
    Logistics, part-time studies

Objective

You understand the importance of business.
You are familiar with the key principles of business management and corporate responsibility.
You are able to describe the main functions of businesses and you are familiar with an individual company’s role in the supply chain

Content

What is the role of business?
What are the main functions and key tasks of businesses?
What is the role of an individual company in the supply chain?
How are businesses managed?
What is business sustainability ?

Materials

Will be informed later by teacher.

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
The student proceeds according to the schedule

Blended track:
The student can take the course among an older study group

Employer connections

No

Exam schedules

Will be informed later by teacher.

International connections

No

Student workload

Student´s work load is approximately 135 hours in average

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment methods and criteria

Based on exam and assigments