Syntell develops and implements corporate training programs but we also offer open courses. We have both introductory and advanced courses .

August 11-16, 2024.

WAITING LIST: Summer School 2024 on Logistics Engineering and Management



Utö, Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden


August 11-16, 2024.

Early bird

Register by June 1, 2024 and get 10% discount on the course fee!

Last registration

August 1, 2024.


SEK 36 995 plus accomodation SEK 11 500, excluding VAT.

To register for this course – e-mail us at or use the registration form below. 

Scandinavian Summer School Week is an annual event that was initiated in 1999 as an innovative way of providing an intense competence development experience. The week serves two major purposes:

  • to teach the principles of how to develop and manage effective systems and;
  • to support networking between practitioners.

This is a unique week of intense learning, networking and inspiration to prepare you for future challenges in defining, designing and managing systems throughout their lifetime.

Summer School combines theory and practice as well as hard work and social activities in an inspiring environment. Together with participants from many industrial sectors you will be taught and guided by internationally recognized lecturers.

Previous participants of Syntell Summer and Winter Schools, numbering over 1000, include representation from: ABB, Autoliv, BAE Systems Bofors, BAE Systems Hägglunds, BMW, Bombardier, ESS, Finnish Defence, FLIR, FMV, Husqvarna, Kockums, Kongsberg A&D, Leo Pharma, Mycronic, Nokia, Norwegian Defence, Novo Nordisk, Rymdbolaget, Saab Group, Scania, Siemens, SJ, Solvina, Sporveien, Tetra Pak, Trafikförvaltningen, TVO, Vattenfall, and Volvo Group.

About the course

The Summer School on Logistics Engineering and Management provides insight into the through life management of systems from inception to retirement. It covers Logistics Engineering methods and tools and how supportability is addressed, analyzed and measured as a part of the Systems Engineering process. The management methodology covers aspects such as managing, contracting, planning and methods.

The course focuses on the objectives of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) and in particular the influence and optimization of system design from a support perspective. It also includes the relationships with other project disciplines and an insight into factors/issues that increasingly impact modern day procurements, such as the use of Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) technology, Obsolescence and Software Support.

International standards and initiatives such as UK Def Stan 00-60 and PLCS (Product Life Cycle Support) are discussed and evaluated. The relationship between acquirer and supplier is a central theme throughout the course. The course contains both theoretical and practical elements and ends with a simulated ILS Guidance Conference.

Target group

Anyone involved in acquisition projects and programmes,  both from a supply or customer perspective, who require an overview of  Support Solution Development in a Through Life context. Particularly those involved in individual ILS/Support disciplines looking to take on a management role or requiring a better understanding of their role within the overall Through Life Support Solution Environment.

Previous knowledge

A basic understanding of the English Language and some knowledge of system design and support issues within your own organization.

The goal with the course

The aim of the course is to give a fundamental overview of logistics management and engineering in an acquisition management context with particular emphasis on the life-cycle /through life approach to Support Solution Development and implementation.


Stuart Allison MCIPS, Syntell AB
Mike Cost, Syntell UK Ltd.

Course language


Personal Development Units

This course allows you to apply for 30 PDU:s according to INCOSE:s Systems Engineering Professional (SEP) Certification program.

Price and general conditions

Price: The course fee is SEK 33 250 which covers attendance; a full set of course material, and a course certificate. In addition, an accommodation fee of SEK 11 500 will apply including lodging and full board (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) as of dinner Sunday through Lunch Friday. All prices exclude VAT.

Manager Discount

We provide an opportunity for managers to develop closer relationships to personnel and the ability to develop your business. If you enroll four people to our summer school programme then you can attend for free. You can read more about our manager discount in the brochure enclosed. In addition to attending the course you are invited into a special programme of feedback and dialogue with Syntell that will help you develop a sustainable organizational capability in Systems Engineering, Systems Architecting and ILS.

Registration – routines and conditions

Registration: Register by clicking on the link above. You will get an automatic generated e-mail with your confirmation. Syntell will invoice after receipt of registration, and all prices exclude VAT. In good time before the summer holidays you will receive a welcome letter with all information about time, course outline, what to bring etc.

Early bird: We encourage early booking! Register before “early bird”, and get a 10% early bird discount on the course fee!

Course feedback: In order to adjust the content and the assignments to the mixture and the previous knowledge of the group, you will get an e-mail with questions to fill in before course start. At the end of the course you will get a feedback form to fill in. It is vital for us to know how you felt about the course, and what can be done to improve it! We will have personal contact with you a month after the course to see how you have applied the new knowledge in your work, and to get even more feedback and ideas.

Customer satisfaction guarantee: If you are not satisfied with the course you participate in, after agreement, we offer you participation in a similar course without any further cost. The guarantee is limited to those who fall into the course target group and have a required previous knowledge as indicated in the course description.To ensure that you get the right course, we ask you to study the course description, target group and previous knowledge requirements carefully. Please contact us if you have questions about which course to choose. We will be happy to help you!

About Utö and Stockholm Archipelago

Utö is located about 90 minutes southeast of Stockholm. The surroundings offer a relaxing atmosphere and scenery. For those more active there are plenty of sporting opportunities. The ferry from the mainland takes about 40 minutes. Participants stay two by two in small cottages close to the class rooms and restaurant. More information will be sent to you upon registration.

About Scandinavian Summer School Week

“Welcome to an inspiring and challenging week course led by some of the best teachers in their fields. This tried and tested recipe contains a perfect combination of lectures, group work and social activities in an inspiring environment. Summer School is held between August 16 to 21, 2020 and has three parallel courses.”

More information

For more information, please contact us at or telephone +46(0)8 660 02 80.

Syntell offers both open and company courses.


Thank you, Stuart and Mike! You made my week!

Summer School participant

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