Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester
|Degree programme:||Bachelor International Business Part-time|
|Type of degree:||FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme|
|Winter Semester 2021|
|Course unit title||Principles of Supply Chain Management|
|Course unit code||025027031302|
|Language of instruction||Deutsch|
|Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)||Compulsory|
|Semester when the course unit is delivered||Winter Semester 2021|
|Teaching hours per week||4|
|Year of study||2021|
|Number of ECTS credits allocated||First Cycle (Bachelor)|
|Number of ECTS credits allocated||5|
|Name of lecturer(s)||Stefan HÖFFERER, Werner MANAHL, Gunter OLSOWSKI|
|Prerequisites and co-requisites|
Purchasing, Production and Logistics
Cost and competitive advantages in business usually emerge from international value chains. The proper design of the supply chain (source, make, deliver and return) is essential. In the context of SCM selected topics are deepened and processed in the SCM with an integrated method of simulation and gaming and Problem-Based Learning (PBL).
The main focus is on simulations of production logistics/lean production and distribution logistics/planning. Die concrete problems, an result of these simulations are processed with the PBL method. In lectures and field trips topics such SCM, lean production and KAIZEN are further specialised. Course contents in detail are: Overview of SCM, potentials and possibilities Basic concepts of SCM, SCORE model and basic design levels Experience bullwhip effect and its causes as well as measures of reduction Lean manufacturing, KAIZEN
|Planned learning activities and teaching methods|
Problem-Based Learning (PBL) based on simulations/business games
Coaching on the tasks and explanations
Field trips to supplement respective subjects of SCM
Business game planning/distribution and lean production Lectures for further specialisation of SCM topics and lean production, followed by a discussion
|Assessment methods and criteria|
Two conceptual written papers, as an individual, minimum 12,000 characters incl. spaces.
One seminar paper per person with an analysis and solutions with implementation aspects in the first simulation, 50 % of the grade.
One seminar paper per person with an analysis and a concept for changed design in the second simulation, 50 % of the grade.
Detailed information about the course and the sessions will be published in the course book. For two excursions each within 200 km travel costs and possibly an overnight stay should be assumed.
|Recommended or required reading|
Schulte, Christian (2012): Logistik – Wege zur Optimierung der Supply Chain. München: Vahlen.
Ehrmann, Harald (2014): Logistik. Herne: NWB.
Kummer, Sebastian; Grün, Oskar; Jammernegg, Werner (2009): Grundzüge der Beschaffung, Produktion und Logistik. München: Pearson.
Werner, Hartmut (2013): Supply Chain Management: Grundlagen, Strategien, Instrumente und Controlling. Springer: Wiesbaden.
|Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)|
Face-to-face instruction with mandatory attendance at simulations according to the course book