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