4376 Course III/IV - Supply Chain Management
Dhanavanth Reddy Maditati, MSc (WU),B.Tech
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
11.02.2019 bis 22.02.2019
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Bachelor
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Mittwoch 06.03.2019 13:00 - 16:30 TC.3.21
Mittwoch 20.03.2019 09:00 - 12:30 D5.1.003
Mittwoch 27.03.2019 09:00 - 12:30 TC.5.03
Donnerstag 04.04.2019 09:00 - 12:30 D4.0.136
Mittwoch 10.04.2019 13:00 - 16:30 D2.0.382
Mittwoch 29.05.2019 09:00 - 12:30 TC.3.09
Mittwoch 05.06.2019 10:00 - 11:30 D2.0.392

Inhalte der LV

In this course, the essence of supply chain management in success of a business is emphasised, and it aims to provide the students a good understanding of developing and managing supply chains in line with the needs of the business.

The course starts with basics of supply chain management, giving first-hand experience of inter-relational behaviour in supply chains. Then prerequisites and goals to configure and analyse supply chains will be discussed, including supply chain strategy, planning and controlling. The course concludes with recent supply chain trends and best practices for supply chain management in turbulent times.

To ensure that up to date business insights are given, current trends and innovations are discussed with the students.

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

After the completion of this course, the students will:

  • be able to comprehend the key concepts of supply chain management in practical world and their correlation with business strategy and operations of companies
  • learn to identify the competitive advantages that can be derived from superior supply chain management
  • be well versed with supply chain management best practices and obtain an acumen to plan, design and configure an efficient supply chain network

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

Mandatory attendance of at least 4 out of 6 teaching units must be adhered.


  • Lectures
  • Case studies
  • Discussions
  • Business simulation

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

The course grade is determined by evaluating the student’s performance on the following activities:

  • Class activities: 10%
  • Assignments and Case study: 50%
  • Written exam: 40%

A positive grade (>40%) in the final written exam is necessary to complete this course.

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

For students of SBWL Transportwirtschaft & Logistik:

  • Kurs IV im Bachelorstudium
  • Kurs III-VI im Diplomstudium

For incoming students:

  • basic understanding of transportation and logistics management
  • basic understanding of finance and performance management


1 Autor/in: Chopra, S. and Meindl, P.

Supply Chain Management - Strategy, Planning and Operation

Verlag: Prentice Hall
Auflage: 5th or 6th
Anmerkungen: ISBN-10: 0132743957 ISBN-13: 9780132743952
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Empfehlung: Unbedingt notwendige Studienliteratur für alle Studierenden
Art: Buch

Empfohlene inhaltliche Vorkenntnisse

For incoming students knowledge in the following fields would be a good basis:

  • basic understanding of transportation and logistics management
  • basic understanding of finance and performance management

Also knowledge of MS excel is required in order to cope up with linear optimization modelling.

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

  • Before and after class
  • By appointment

Detailinformationen zu einzelnen Lehrveranstaltungseinheiten

Einheit Datum Inhalte
1 06.03.2019
  • Introduction to course
  • Understanding the supply chain, Beer Game
2 20.03.2019
  • Coordination in Supply chain
  • Achieving strategic fit and scope
3 27.03.2019
  • Supply chain network design (Optimization modelling)
  • Global supply chain networks
4 02.04.2019
  • Decision making - Decision Trees
  • Supply chain drivers and metrics
5 10.04.2019
  • Distribution networks
  • Planning and co-ordinating demand-supply
6 29.05.2019
  • Group Work presentations
7 05.06.2019
Zuletzt bearbeitet: 06.03.2019