PK8202 - Analysis and Modelling for Sustainable Manufacturing and Logistics


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Passed/Failed

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Oral examination 40/100 60 minutes A
Assignment 60/100 1 semesters A

Course content

The course aims to enhance participants' knowledge and understanding of the state-of-art within sustainable manufacturing and logistics. Sustainable operations is here defined as operations designed to purposely support sustainable development and meet an organisation’s objectives with regards to the social, economic and environmental impacts of those operations. The course considers how sustainability can be included in strategic, tactical and operational design with the aim of achieving more efficient and effective resource utilisation across the entire supply chain. Key topics include introduction to sustainability issues, strategies and visions, supply chain design, supply chain planning and control, and performance measurement.

Learning outcome

The student should have an overview of models and tools to analyse an industrial value chain regarding sustainability.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Self study. Writing of scientific article. To pass the course, a score of at least 70 percent is required.

Further on evaluation

Portfolio assessment is the basis for the grade in the course. The portfolio includes writing a paper counting 60 % and an oral exam counting 40 %. The results for the entire portfolio are graded passed or not passed. Passed requires at least 70 % score in total for the Portfolio. For a re-take of an examination, all assessments during the course must be re-taken.

Course materials

Articles and chapters from books. Lecturing material.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
DIO3009 7.5
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level



Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Technological subjects
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering



Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Oral examination 40/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 40/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Assignment 60/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 60/100 A
Room Building Number of candidates
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