Teaching

The Chair of International Business & Supply Management II offers the following courses:

BSc Program

  • Supply Management
  • Making a Case for Advancing SCM: Applied Supply Chain Management

MSc Program

  • Advanced Supply Management

Full-Time MBA Program

Part-Time MBA Program

Executive Education

Guest Sessions

Throughout our courses, guest sessions with experienced executives are an integral part of the learning process. Our guests bring in perspectives on latest industry trends and challenges, and illustrate how the concepts learned in class are applied in their own companies. In all guest sessions, we provide ample opportunity for true interaction between the executive and students. Frequently, guests bring real-life case studies that they jointly work on and discuss with course participants.

We thank all our guests for their great contributions!

PETER WESSMANN

Associate Director

INVERTO GmbH

 

Title: Risks in International Supply Chains
Course: Full-Time MBA
Date: November 28, 2018

RAINER VEITH

Directeur Général/CFO

Bilfinger LTM industries SAS

 

Title: Purchasing in Large Industrial Projects
Course: Full-Time MBA
Date: November 22, 2018

PETER WESSMANN

Associate Director

INVERTO GmbH

 

Title: Risk Management in Purchasing
Course: Supply Management (BSc)
Date: October 18, 2018

LARS-PETER HÄFELE & TOBIAS KOSMOL

Managing Director & Senior Consultant

INVERTO GmbH

 

Title: Commodity Risk Management
Course: Supply Management (BSc)
Date: October 16, 2018

PETER SCHARBERT

Vice President

A.T. Kearney

 

Title: The Purchasing Chessboard
Course: Supply Management (BSc)
Date: September 11 & 12, 2018

LIDL-WHU Purchasing Day
@ LIDL Headquarters

 

Title: Category Management & Purchasing
Course: Advanced Supply Management (MSc)
Date: April 24, 2018

WOLFGANG SCHNELLBÄCHER &
DOMINIK STEFFANI

Principals 

The Boston Consulting Group GmbH

 

Title: Procurement 4.0 - From Buzzword to Reality
Course: Advanced Supply Management (MSc)
Date: April 18, 2018

SEBASTIAN KREFT

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Metals Hub GmbH

 

Title:  Current Challenges in Supply Management - Raw Material Markets
Course: Part-Time MBA
Date: April 14, 2018

DANIEL WEISE & MICHAEL JONAS

Partner & Managing Director & Project Leader

The Boston Consulting Group GmbH

 

Title:  Procurement 4.0 - From Buzzword to Reality
Course: Part-Time MBA
Date: April 7, 2018

FRIED-WALTER MÜNSTERMANN &
THOMAS DRÖGE

President Procurement & Vice President Controlling & Governance

BASF SE

 

Title: Global Procurement
Course: Advanced Supply Management (MSc)
Date: April 3, 2018

KAI FÖRSTL & HENRIK FRANKE

Professor SCM & Logistics & Research Associate SCM

German Graduate School of Management and Law Heilbronn

 

Title: Collaborating in Cross-Functional Purchasing in Teams
Course: Full-Time MBA
Date: December 12, 2017

RAINER VEITH

Director Corporate Procurement

Uniper

 

Title: Purchasing in Large Industrial Projects
Course: Full-Time MBA
Date: December 11, 2017

PETER WESSMANN

Associate Director

Inverto GmbH

 

Title: Risk Management in Practice
Course: Full-Time MBA
Date: December 6, 2017

SEBASTIAN KREFT

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Metals Hub GmbH

 

Title: Current Challenges in Supply Management - Raw Material Markets
Course: Supply Management (BSc)
Date: October 19, 2017

PETER WESSMANN 

Associate Director

Inverto GmbH

 

Title: Current Challenges in Supply Management - Integrating Global Suppliers
Course: Supply Management (BSc)
Date: October 17, 2017

GAVIN MESCHNIG, SANAM MOAYEDI-STUMMER & KATHARINA MAGERL 

Vice President, Director HR Business Partner Supply Chain & Senior Procurement Manager

A.T. Kearney & Coca-Cola European Partners

 

Title: Purchasing Strategies - The Purchasing Chessboard
Course: Supply Management (BSc)
Date: September 21, 2017

PETER SCHARBERT

Vice President

A.T. Kearney

 

Title: Purchasing Strategies - The Purchasing Chessboard
Course: Supply Management (BSc)
Date: September 19, 2017

Students' Feedback

(from anonymous course evaluations)

Participants MSc course "Advanced Supply Management"

Super Guest Speakers and cases. Very well organized!”

“The course was extremely interactive and engaging.”

Participants Full-Time MBA course "Strategic Sourcing"

“Awesome practical insights”

“Perfect environment for the learning process”

Participants Part-Time MBA course "Strategic Sourcing"

“Changed my view of sourcing completely”

“Could not have imagined sourcing strategy could be so value-adding to the company!”

“Amazing structure, very good way to approach students”

“Lot’s of hands-on discussions with cases and great guest speakers”

Participants "China Modules"

“It was a really great trip that changed my view of China completely.”

“The variety of visits helped a lot to get a broad understanding of China’s economy, trends, people.”

“Really intense learning experience”

“Extremely interesting and useful to me”

“Deep insights into China and its businesses”

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