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040091 VO Management II - Production, Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MA) (2020W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: English

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The first session (online live) will take place on October 12 (8am) as a course intro and to discuss administrative issues.
Further live sessions are scheduled for November 16 and December 7, both in the form of a question time.
Note that all course contents will be delivered in an electronic fashion via Moodle, as slide sets for self study and screen-casts for worked examples.
The first exam for the current semester is scheduled for the 14th of December (at course time).

Monday 12.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Monday 19.10. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Monday 09.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Monday 16.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Monday 23.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Monday 30.11. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Monday 07.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Monday 14.12. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The goal of this course is to provide an introduction into selected topics from production, logistics and supply chain management. These include
- fundamentals of supply chain management
- demand forecasting
- material requirements planning
- inventory management
- shop floor scheduling
- packing and loading

Assessment and permitted materials

The grading will be based on a single exam, conducted as an online multiple-choice quiz on Moodle until further notice. A total of 100% can be obtained in this exam.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

The exam will cover the course material (slides + associated videos) made available via the e-learning platform Moodle.
Note that the provided literature excerpts are intended for deepening the understanding and reading on the topics in full text.

Reading list

Production and operations analysis : strategy, quality, analytics, application
Nahmias, Steven ; Olsen, Tava Lennon
Long Grove, Ill. : Waveland Pr. ; 2015 ; 7. ed.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Fr 12.03.2021 11:27