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Spring 2019  ›  Bachelor of Science  ›  Bachelor of Science - 6th Semester  ›  Seminar

Seminar: Operations Management: The Scheduling Perspective?

Course Code:
Prof. Dr. Liji Shen
Course Type:
BSc Course
Week Hours:
Spring 2019
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
The following topics will be adressed:
  1. Capacity planning
  2. Facility location
  3. Layout planning
  4. Forecasting
  5. Inventory management
Friday, 18/01/2019
08:00 AM till 11:15 AM
Friday, 08/02/2019
01:15 PM till 02:45 PM
Friday, 08/03/2019
08:00 AM till 06:45 PM
-Students demonstrate an understanding of key functional areas of business and key principles in economics

-Students will collaborate effectively within working teams

-Students will prepare written reports about the solution of management decision problems

Pinedo, M. L.: Scheduling: Theory, Algorithms, and System 5th edition,Springer International Publishing, 2016.
- Lectures

- Discussions

- Seminar papers

Seminar paper / presentation