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Spring 2022  ›  Bachelor of Science  ›  Bachelor of Science - 6th Semester  ›  Seminar

Seminar: Operations Management

Course Code:
Prof. Dr. Liji Shen
Course Type:
BSc Course
Week Hours:
Spring 2022
(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 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.
Thursday, 20/01/2022
11:30 AM till 03:15 PM
Friday, 11/02/2022
01:45 PM till 06:45 PM
Wednesday, 09/03/2022
08:00 AM till 05:45 PM
-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
Recommended but not necessary