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Sustainability in the Food Supply Chain

Course code
Course type
BSc Course
Weekly Hours
FS 2024
Juniorprof. Dr. Marjolein Elize Buisman
Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.
In the first lecture of this course a general introduction on sustainability is given. Moreover, the different aspects of the food supply chain are discussed. The focus will be on why we need to consider sustainability, how to define sustainability and how various sustainability aspects can be considered within the food supply chain.
Date Time
Tuesday, 16.01.2024 15:30 - 18:45
Wednesday, 31.01.2024 15:30 - 18:45
Thursday, 08.02.2024 15:30 - 18:45
Wednesday, 14.02.2024 15:30 - 18:45
Students will learn how to assess, define and measure sustainability in general.

Students will gain knowledge on the different parts of the food supply chain and learn which sustainability aspects are important at which part of the supply chain.

Will be provided at the introduction lecture
Written exam (70% of grade)

Group assignment (30% of grade)

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