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Logistics Projects

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Logistics Projects
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IBB-451
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4PA (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

IBB-451 (P420-0250) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 4, optional course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
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):
IBB-150 Operations Management

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Bousonville
Prof. Dr. Thomas Bousonville

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
 - be able to independently work on a logistics-related project,
- have learned to work as a team in a project group and communicate with other project participants,
- be familiar with the relevant literature, especially in the field of materials management,
- be able to summarize the project task, the course of the project and the results in the form of a well-structured term paper,
- be able to demonstrate and discuss their knowledge in the form of a presentation,
The content of the project must address fundamental questions from the field of logistics and in particular the topics warehousing, material flow and inventory management.

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Module content:
Based on a real or realistic task, students will develop a project management plan. They will divide up the tasks inherent to the project and adhere to their plan with regard to time and resources. The ( intermediate) results will be presented in the form of (intermediate) presentations and subsequently documented in a project report.

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Teaching methods/Media:
Supervised project work in groups; literature research on working methods in logistics; oral presentation

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Recommended or required reading:
_        Axsäter, S. (2015). Inventory control. 3rd ed. Heidelberg: Springer.
_        Chopra, S. and Meindl, P. (2016). Supply chain management. 6th ed. Harlow (Essex): Pearson.

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