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Specialization (SP) Module 4: Supply Chain Management and Case Studies

Module name (EN): Specialization (SP) Module 4: Supply Chain Management and Case Studies
Degree programme: Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: BBWL-2020-532
SAP-Submodule-No.: P420-0147, P420-0148
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam and composition with presentation (90 minutes / Weighting 1:1 / Can be repeated semesterly)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BBWL-534 Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012, optional course
BBWL-534/634 (P420-0147, P420-0148) Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2016, optional course
BBWL-2020-532 (P420-0147, P420-0148) Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 5, optional course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Korne
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Thomas Korne

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module students will be able to:
- name and explain the drivers for supply chain management,
- explain the benefits of cooperation across company boundaries,
- understand supply chain management as the management of cross-company processes,
- describe specific forms of cooperation in trade,
- understand the (information) technological principles of efficient supply chain management and use them in a professional discussion,
- apply quantitative methods to (re)design a supply chain.
- analyze a relevant problem in a larger context and solve it using the right tools.
Learning outcomes/soft skills:
Delegating tasks when working on the case study in a team; adherence to deadlines, presenting case study results in a target group-oriented manner

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Module content:
Submodule: Supply Chain Management
- Introduction to supply chain management
- Subject matter and examples
- Bullwhip effect and beer game
- Inter-company process management
- Supply chain processes, SCOR model
- Supply chain management in retail
- Case study on vendor managed inventory (VMI)
- Information technology and SCM
- Internet, basic software architectures for distributed applications
- EDI, e-business, logistics portals
- Network planning in supply chains
- Models for network planning
- Case study on network-related production program planning
- Advanced planning systems (APS)
Submodule: Case studies
- Identifying the problem, developing solutions,
  evaluating alternatives, presenting and documenting results in a target group-oriented manner
- Current topics in logistics (e.g. dimensioning KANBAN control loops for
  consumption-oriented, multi-level production)

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, discussions, case studies, use of software to solve linear optimization models (e.g. Excel Solver)
Case study work in groups, presentations

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Recommended or required reading:
- Werner, H.: Supply Chain Management, 3., vollst. überarb. u. erw. Aufl.,
  Wiesbaden 2008.
- Chopra, S., Meindl, P.: Supply Chain Management, 4. Aufl., Upper Saddle River
  NJ 2010.
- Simchi-Levi, D., Kaminsky, P., Simchi-Levi, E.: Designing and Managing the
  Supply Chain: Concepts, Strategies and Case Studies, 3. Aufl., Boston 2008.
- Stadtler, H., Kilger, C.: Supply Chain Management and Advanced Planning, 4.
  Aufl., Berlin Heidelberg 2008.

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