|International Business Administration
|Business and Management
|Type of degree
Winter Semester 2023
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|Andreas DÜR, Jody FORSTER
Principles of Supply Chain Management
The competitiveness of firms is strongly influenced by the supply chain management and the management of the value chains across multiple companies.
Students are familiar with the concepts of design levels, modelling methods and the procedure model for the design.
Concepts and methods of procurement, controlling and planning as well as simulation are known.
Students know the supply chain operation reference model (SCORE model) as a reference model for supply chain management (SCM).
The content and design possibilities of the elements "source, make, deliver and return" are classified and known.
They understand which philosophies, principles and tools are used in modern supply chains.
Aspects, methods and tools for the planning and design of a global SC are developed.
The structure and process of supply chain controlling and substantial KPI is displayed. The risks and success factors in SCM can be shown.
The basic structure and applications of simulation models in a dynamic environment are known and can be discussed.
- Cases from different industries or companies can be analysed, improvements can be displayed.
Lectures, case work as an individual or in a group and discussion
Conceptual paper, individually written on one of the topics offered, minimum of 12,000 characters incl. spaces per person.
Criteria for evaluation: content aspects, scientific work/methodology, implementation of relevant aspects, formal aspects
Hartmut, Werner (2013): Supply Chain Management. Grundlagen, Strategien, Instrumente und Controlling. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler.
Christopher, Martin (2005): Logistics and supply chain management: creating value-added networks. New York: Prentice Hall.