Supply Chain & Information Processing
Module no./code, Module name
Module 18 / SCI, Supply Chain & Information Processing
Type of module
Language(s) of instruction
Language(s) of examination
Courses of the module
|Name||Course type||Credit hours||Links|
|Supply Chain Management||Seminaristischer Unterricht||2 Credit hours||n/a|
|Procurement & Production Management||Seminaristischer Unterricht||2 Credit hours||n/a|
Prof. Dr. Christian Kille
- Prof. Dr. Christian Kille
- Prof. Dr. Ulrich Müller-Steinfahrt
- Prof. Dr. Andreas Rükgauer
Teaching and learning formats
Tuition in Seminars, also virtual/digital
The competences in purchasing & production and logistics & supply chain management provided in this module are highly recommended for departments like finance, accounting, controlling, sales, purchasing, production.
Equivalent to TWIN Program BBW Module 12 Operations Management
Particular conditions for admission (to exam)
Portfolio (specification by each lecturer in the beginning of each class); Multiple Choice: possible;
Condition for award of ECTS credits
- sonstige Prüfung (Präsentation)
- sonstige Prüfung (Hausarbeit)
- sonstige Prüfung (Portfolio)
Weighting factor of module grade
Conditions for participation (in module)
Some insights in logistics processes can be helpful. In general, management knowledge and experience in handling economic questions are required to keep up with the course.
Supply Chain Management:
Students gain basic knowledge in:
- Trends and drivers in logistics basics and definition regarding logistics.
- Logistics networks and services.
- Strategic alliances, Supply Chain Management, collaboration in logistics.
- Supply Chain strategies, Supply Chain Design and Supply Chain Event and Risk Management.
Procurement & Production Management:
- Purchasing: Demand calculation, purchasing market research, make or buy decision, ordering, supplier management, purchasing controlling
- Production: History, manufacturing engineering, performance indicators, classification of production processes, production planing, layout planing, quality management, lean management, 3rd industrial revolution
- know the main components of logistics, supply chain management and operations management
- deal with targets, structures and needs of supply chain management
Level: Knowledge an Comprehension
- get to know the main processes in logistics and strategies in supply chain management
- understand the logic behind different logistics networks.
Level: Problem Solving
- identify logistic problems and find a supply chain solution
- develop n E-Commerce-Logistics system.
Literature and other material
Gudehus/Kotzab: Comprehensive Logistics, current ed.
Christopher: Logistics & Supply Chain Management, current ed.
FHWS - Papers, Cases, Slides