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International Logistics Seminar

Module name (EN): International Logistics Seminar
Degree programme: International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IBB-453
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
English
Assessment:
Seminar paper and presentation
Curricular relevance:
IBB-453 International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 4, optional course
Workload:
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
Lecturer:
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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