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Managing the global supply chain

Course code
SCM605, SCM609
Course type
MSc Course
Weekly Hours
FS 2023
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, 12.01.2023 08:00 - 11:15
Thursday, 19.01.2023 08:00 - 11:15
Thursday, 26.01.2023 08:00 - 11:15
Tuesday, 31.01.2023 08:00 - 11:15
Tuesday, 07.02.2023 08:00 - 11:15
Wednesday, 08.02.2023 08:00 - 11:15
Monday, 13.02.2023 08:00 - 11:15
Tuesday, 21.02.2023 11:30 - 13:00
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 is helpful
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