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International Logistics Seminar

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
International Logistics Seminar
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IBB-453
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.
4S (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:
Seminar paper and presentation

[updated 26.01.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

IBB-453 (P420-0255) 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

[updated 06.03.2020]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Korne
Prof. Dr. Thomas Korne

[updated 06.03.2020]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
-        be able to independently research relevant literature for specific scientific problems and topics,
-        be able to summarize a problem from the field of logistics in the form of a well-structured term paper, address relevant topic-specific issues, discuss the problem critically and create suggestions for its solution,
-        be able to demonstrate their knowledge in the form of a presentation or lecture,
-        be able to discuss their findings and explain relevant aspects of the topic on request.

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Module content:
The topics will be covered by various lecturers and relate to current issues in business administration. Topics related to logistics, as well as interdisciplinary topics (where necessary) will be covered. As a rule, the topics will be dealt with in writing and the results will be presented within the framework of a presentation.

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Recommended or required reading:
-        Ebster, C., Stalzer, L. (2017): Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler, 4. Auflage, facultas.wuv Universitätsverlag, Wien, 2017 (German)
-        Glasman-Deal, H. (2009): Science Research Writing For Non-Native Speakers Of English: A Guide for Non-Native Speakers of English, Imperial College Press, London, 2009 (English)
-        Theisen, M.R., Theisen, M. (2017): Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten: Erfolgreich bei Bachelor- und Masterarbeit, 17. Auflage, Vahlen Verlag, München, 2017 (German)
-        Topic-specific hand-outs

[updated 11.03.2020]
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