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Designing and managing the global supply chain

Course code
SCM605
Course type
MSc Course
Weekly Hours
2,5
ECTS
5.0
Term
FS 2021
Language
Englisch
Lecturers
Prof. Dr. Stefan Spinler
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 addressed: supply chain strategy, the pillars of the supply chain strategy (network, inventory, transportation, information), sustainable supply chains, risk management in global supply chains
Date Time
Wednesday, 06.01.2021 15:30 - 18:45
Friday, 15.01.2021 11:30 - 13:00
Tuesday, 19.01.2021 11:30 - 15:15
Wednesday, 27.01.2021 08:00 - 11:15
Monday, 01.02.2021 09:30 - 11:15
Wednesday, 17.02.2021 15:30 - 18:45
Monday, 22.02.2021 08:00 - 11:15
Wednesday, 24.02.2021 08:00 - 11:15
Friday, 26.02.2021 09:45 - 11:15
Wednesday, 03.03.2021 13:00 - 14:30
Mathematical programming, simulation, transaction costs theory
For some sessions, there is an associated research paper or consulting report which is recommended reading. Further literature will be provided for your perusal on moodle.
Final grade will be based on two case studies (40%) and a final paper (no more than 10 pages)
Prior knowledge of basic Operations Management, Statistics and Optimization in helpful
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