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Seminar: Operations Management: The Scheduling Perspective

Course code
SCM424
Course type
BSc Course
Weekly Hours
2,0
ECTS
6,0
Term
FS 2021
Language
Englisch
Lecturers
Prof. Dr. Liji Shen
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The seminar will first give an overview over a large variety of problems encountered in practice at the operational level. For the seminar paper, students will be able to select a setting which is particularly interesting for them. To be covered are a wide range of topics including creative solution suggestions, classic approaches, new emerging business models, as well as literature survey. The task is also to study and critically assess the corresponding stream of scientific literature.
-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
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