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Sustainable Logistics Management

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Sustainable Logistics Management
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IBB-452
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.
4VF (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:
Written exam (90 min)

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

DFILM-412-EN International Logistics Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 4, mandatory course
IBB-452 (P420-0257) 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. Steffen H. Hütter
Prof. Wilhelm Hauser

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be familiar with the specifics of the different modes of transport, especially with regard to environmental sustainability. In addition, they will be familiar with the economic and legal framework of the logistics industry in the most important countries of the European Union (especially Germany and France) and worldwide.
After passing the examination, students will be able to choose the most favorable transport modes for a company, both nationally and internationally, on the basis of economic and ecological aspects.

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Module content:
-        The logistics industry in Germany, France, the European Union and worldwide
-        Functions in logistics
-        Changing framework conditions in logistics, especially with regard to ecological sustainability
-        The role of the state in logistics, also in terms of environmental sustainability
-        Centralization vs. decentralization of logistics functions
-        Selecting suitable means of transport under consideration of economic and ecological aspects (trucks, trains,
        planes, ships, combined transport)
-        The special features as well as the advantages and disadvantages of the individual modes of transport:
o        Trucks
o        Airplanes
o        Trains
o        Ships
-        Logistics as a marketing instrument

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with case studies

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Recommended or required reading:

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