Circular Economy and Supply Chain Management (5 ECTS)

Get to know the circular economy’s linkages to supply chain management.

Haaga-Helia’s student! This course is part of your university’s study offering. Please enroll with your university’s own enrollment.

Key words: supply chain management, circular economy, transportation


Enrollment period: 27.11.2023 – 10.3.2024

Timing: 25.3.-17.5.2024, Haaga-Helia Porvoo campus, room 2623. Lectures on Wednesdays 8.00-13.45

Course content

  • Importance of supply chain management in circular economy
  • Processes from collection, recycling, circular sourcing, manufacturing
  • Greenhouse gazes of various transportation modes
  • Metrics related circular economy
  • Principles of ISO 14001 and ISO Circular economy standard

A student who has completed this course or has acquired equivalent skills is able to:

  • know the circular economy’s linkages to supply chain management
  • identify feasible, ethical and resource efficient circular economy solutions
  • recognize principles of collecting, recycling, purchasing circular materials and further processing of
    materials (sustainable manufacturing)
  • assess various environmental impacts of circular economy and monitoring performance and
    environmental impacts with use of metrics of circular economy
  • know principles of 1SO 14001 environmental management system and new ISO Circular economy standard
  • assess various greenhouse gas emissions of transportation modes


Soile Kallinen (Haaga-Helia) and Eeva Aarnio (Haaga-Helia)

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