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Designing and managing the global supply chain

Course code
Course type
MSc Course
Weekly Hours
FS 2019
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
Thursday, 10.01.2019 08:00 - 11:15
Wednesday, 23.01.2019 11:30 - 15:15
Friday, 25.01.2019 11:30 - 15:15
Tuesday, 29.01.2019 15:30 - 18:45
Tuesday, 05.02.2019 08:00 - 11:15
Friday, 08.02.2019 08:00 - 09:30
Wednesday, 13.02.2019 08:00 - 11:15
Monday, 18.02.2019 15:30 - 18:45
Mathematical programming, simulation, transaction costs theory
Chopra, S., Meindl, P.: Supply Chain Management 4th edition, Prentince Hall, 2009 Secondary literature: will be provided with course pack: current business paper excerpts as well as research papers
Final grade will be based on quantitative (e.g. Excel based) case studies and a final exam
Prior knowledge of basic Operations Management, Statistics and Optimization in helpful
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