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OPM 545 Cases on Current Issues in Supply Chain Management

Content:

This course addresses current issues in supply chain management practice. Specific topics include, e.g., supply chain inventory assessment, sales and operations planning, supply chain performance measurement, and supply chain organization. These topics will be addressed in the context of real-life cases from consultancy practice. Participants will work on these cases in groups of two or three. They will propose solutions by applying theoretical concepts and methods to the specific case setting. They will present and discuss their solutions in class and receive feedback on their theoretical approach and on practical feasibility.

Learning outcomes:

Participants will be able to systematically analyze complex, unstructured, and relevant supply chain management issues. They are able to apply theoretical knowledge to derive meaningful solutions for real-life challenges in supply chain management. They will also develop presentation skills to effectively communicate the results and insights of a supply chain management analysis.

Prerequisites:

Formal:           none 

Recommended:
Participants should be familiar with the fundamentals of operations and supply chain management, as covered, e.g., in the modules OPM 501, OPM 502, and OPM 561.

Courses

Hours per week

Self-study

Lecture / Case discussion

2

6

ECTS in total

4

Obligatory registration

yes

Form of assessment

Presentation documents, oral presentation, in-class
discussion

Lecturer/Person in charge

Dr. Packowski / Prof. Fleischmann

Contact person

tbd

Duration of module

1 term

Offering

FSS

ILIAS group

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Language

English

Maximum number of participants

tba