Supply Chain Management

Course contents
- logistics as a management discipline (development, background, significance, etc.)
- overview of intra-/inter-company logistic process chains
- economic importance of logistics (e.g. flow orientation)
- logistic planning (types, assessment of demand, customer satisfaction, etc.)
- procurement logistics (strategic/operational procurement, procurement models and strategies, supplier management)
- production planning and control (deadlines, quantities, capacities, goods in stock, bullwhip effect)
- distribution and delivery (warehousing, supply chains, distribution networks)
- supply chain organization (structuring, optimization, performance measurement)
- supply chain operations reference model (SCOR)
- factors contributing to successful implementation (staff, IT, risk management, etc.)
- networks of companies and current developments