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Supply Chain Engineering



Tomorrow’s Supply Chain engineers face the challenge of creating the engine that powers the world’s economy: the global supply chain.


This calls for creative, stable, intelligent, communicative and well-structured engineers who can design, link, implement and man­age supply chain processes, in a cross-organizational, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary setting. This minor prepares you to work as a project manager or consultant in supply chain engineering.


Learning to improve Supply Chains and design future Supply Chains through evidence based research and effective consultancy skills.

Aanvullende informatie


Practical information

For general questions about exchange programmes: Windesheim International Office

Phone: +31 88 469 97 77


Further information Mr. Peter Schuurhuis,

Mr. Paul Touw, international coordinator, 


Entry Requirement

Two years of bachelor studies, English B2 level.

Application deadline for foreign students

June 1st.


Course modules Supply Chain Engineering

Theme - 2 ECTS credits

The objective of the theme is twofold: first to integrate the knowledge acquired in the courses by organizing guest lectures and excursions to companies. Second to learn from different cultures through group collaboration. Social activities are organized to facilitate students from diverse backgrounds to integrate in the groups.

Project Supply Chain Engineering - 12 ECTS credits

During the project you will work in a group of students on challenging consulting assignments, carried out within an industrial, trade or logistics services company. You will integrate all the new Supply Chain and managerial insights the minor is offering you, together with project management, consulting and research skills.

Supply Chain Planning - 4 ECTS credits

This course brings you up to speed in Warehousing and Fulfilment and Demand and Supply Integration. We offer an excellent stepping stone for students who are relatively new to the subject, while creating a challenging atmosphere for students with a background in Supply Chain Management. We do this through a cutting-edge learning experience, making use of blended learning and an adaptive learning environment. This introduction to Supply Chain Engineering gives you a great in-company and in-university learning experience.

Consultancy Skills - 4 ECTS credits

This course helps you to develop effective consultancy and communication skills. The aim of this course is to challenge you to examine the assumptions and interpretations you have about yourself and others. It helps you to examine the way you communicate in order to become more effective in getting your message across as a consultant.

Demand and Supply Integration - 4 ECTS credits

After finishing this course you will know how to integrate the Demand and Supply processes, like Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP), in an organization. You will show a good understanding of forecasting and planning in a challenging real-life business case. Finally, you will be able to successfully present the research results as a convincing recommendation to your business client.

Warehousing and Fulfilment - 4 ECTS credits

This course helps you to understand the latest developments of Warehousing and Fulfilment and the relations and impact they have on the Supply Chain, in concept and calculation. You will understand the role of Fulfilment in e-business, the ICT relations in a formal business environment for the software, hardware and network architecture. So in the end you will be able to (re-)design the Supply Chain on a sustainable, conceptual, technical and business case level. For example, to benefit from the rapidly increasing opportunities E-commerce has to offer.

Course modules Windesheim General Programme Compulsory for all international students

• Introduction to Windesheim (2 ECTS credits)
Elective modules for all international students

• Dutch Language 1: Introduction (3 ECTS credits)

• Dutch Language 2: Intermediate (3 ECTS credits)

• Dutch Society 1 (3 ECTS credits)

• Dutch Society 2 (3 ECTS credits)

• Intercultural Awareness (3 ECTS credits)

• Drama and Improvisation (3 ECTS credits)


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