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040662 SE KFK PM/SCM/TL: Seminar B (2008W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

First meeting and assignment of topics: October 7, 14-16, Seminarraum 1, BWZ
Due date for seminar papers: January 5, 2009
Presentations: January 12/13, 2009


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


max. 24 participants
Language: English



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

The majority of supply chain planning approaches assumes risk neutral decision makers. Based on recent research contributions, the seminar focuses on the impact of risk aversion and risk management on traditional supply chain planning and coordination problems

Assessment and permitted materials

Seminar paper (15-20 pages) (45%), presentation (45%), discussion (10%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The objective of the seminar is to equip the participants with the necessary skill and tools for a successful master thesis project. Specifically, the aim is to read and understand recent research contributions in the field of supply chain management, to do own literature research on the assigned topic, to structure the material and pursue interesting research questions, and to write a paper.

Examination topics

Each participant will be assigned a specific research topic and then research available literature on this to write a 15-20 pages paper that describes the problem and solution approaches. The paper is submitted one week prior to the presentation of the topic. Each participant will be assigned as a discussant to another presentation. It is the discussant¿s responsibility to wrap-up the presentation and moderate the discussion.

Reading list

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