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Sustainable Operations Management-M-B-E

Sustainability has been recognized to play a vital role in today{\uc1\u8217*}s and even more so in tomorrow{\uc1\u8217*}s business. Sustainability encompasses the 3Ps, i.e., prosperity, planet and people. We shall study and discuss sustainability initiatives across the value chain, from sourcing materials to recycling options. The course is primarily based on case studies to illustrate current practice and to critically assess success and failures of sustainability initiatives.
Kurs ID
Art des Kurses
MSc Kurs
FS 2023
Prof. Dr. Stefan Spinler
Bitte beachten Sie, dass AustauschstudentInnen im BSc-Programm der WHU eine höhere Anzahl an Credits erwerben als hier aufgeführt. Für weitere Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte direkt an das [International Relations Office].
Please note that the dates for the spring term 2022 are still subject to change! They will beconfirmedapproximately by the middle of January.

Key dimensions of operations management; sustainable development goals; triple bottom line; carbon footprint; sustainable sourcing; green operations; green logistics; clean energy

Date Time
Tuesday, 14.03.2023 15:30 - 18:45
Wednesday, 15.03.2023 15:30 - 18:45
Tuesday, 21.03.2023 15:30 - 18:45
Monday, 03.04.2023 08:00 - 11:15
Tuesday, 04.04.2023 11:30 - 15:15
Tuesday, 11.04.2023 08:00 - 11:15
Thursday, 13.04.2023 08:00 - 11:15
Tuesday, 18.04.2023 13:45 - 15:15
raise awareness and responsibility for sustainability issues, document successful industry initiatives, understand response options to legislative restrictions
Drake, D., S. Spinler (2013): Sustainable Operations Management: An enduring stream or a passing fancy? Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM), 15 (4), 689 – 700.
lectures, case studies, independent studies
Case studies, seminar paper
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