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Supply Chain Management Practice Project

Course code
SCM481
Course type
BSc Course
Weekly Hours
4,0
ECTS
6.0
Term
FS 2024
Language
Englisch
Lecturers
Prof. Dr. Felix Reimann, Prof. Dr. Carl Marcus Wallenburg
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.
In this course, students develop their own practice projects on important topics related to current logistics or procurement challenges.
  • Students will form their own teams and define their topic and the scope in the field of logistics or procurement to work on
  • They will conduct a consulting project, closely working with their selected partner company OR conduct an interview-based project, working with practitioners or industry experts
  • The final output of the project can take on different forms but should cover learnings and findings resulting from the project work or interviews. End products may include:
    • A write up or a report summarizing the key findings
    • A video production highlighting the learning experience
    • A classical case format, including case-study and teaching materials
The course is limited to 24 participants.
Date Time
Tuesday, 09.01.2024 13:45 - 15:15
Tuesday, 06.02.2024 09:45 - 15:15
Tuesday, 06.02.2024 09:45 - 15:15
Tuesday, 06.02.2024 09:45 - 15:15
Tuesday, 06.02.2024 09:45 - 15:15
Thursday, 21.03.2024 08:00 - 15:15
Thursday, 21.03.2024 08:00 - 15:15
Thursday, 21.03.2024 08:00 - 15:15
Thursday, 21.03.2024 08:00 - 15:15
Thursday, 21.03.2024 08:00 - 15:15
Thursday, 21.03.2024 08:00 - 15:15
Thursday, 21.03.2024 08:00 - 15:15
Friday, 12.04.2024 09:45 - 11:15
Friday, 12.04.2024 09:45 - 11:15
depending on specificprojecttopic
depending on specificprojecttopic
depending on specificprojecttopic
Acquiring a partner company or interview partners. Solving a real-life business problem at the partner company or working with interviewee data on SCM challenges.

Writing a case + teaching plan, developing a write-up, or producing a video format. Working on different group projects and providing improvement suggestions. Presenting the own final case in a gallery walk.

Content of the two courses Sourcing: Managing the Firm's Supply Base(SCM101) and Logistics (SCM200c)
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