Syllabus

Title
4733 Research Seminar in Supply Chain Management (RS 2)
Instructors
Prof. Nezih Altay, Ass.Prof. Mag.Dr. Petra Staufer-Steinnocher, Univ.Prof. Tina Wakolbinger, Ph.D., Dipl.-Ing.(FH) Alexander Hübl, PhD, MSc, BSc, Belma Turan, Ph.D.
Contact details
  • Type
    FS
  • Weekly hours
    4
  • Language of instruction
    Englisch
Registration
02/11/19 to 02/18/19
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Master Programs
Dates
Day Date Time Room
Tuesday 02/26/19 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM D2.0.382
Tuesday 03/12/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.374
Monday 03/25/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.038
Tuesday 03/26/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.374
Wednesday 03/27/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.038
Thursday 03/28/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM TC.3.06
Monday 04/01/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.038
Tuesday 04/02/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D3.0.218
Wednesday 04/03/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.038
Thursday 04/04/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM TC.3.06
Thursday 05/09/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.038
Thursday 05/16/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.038
Monday 06/17/19 09:00 AM - 01:30 PM D1.1.074
Wednesday 06/19/19 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM TC.4.16

Contents

In the research seminar course, the major issues are the critical evaluation and discussion of the Master's thesis in order to enhance its quality. Principals of scientific work and quality standards of the scientific community will be presented. Lectures will provide input concerning topics of high relevance.

 

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the seminar, students should be able to critically evaluate and discuss published results from the literature. Furthermore, they should have acquired the skills to write a Master's thesis of high quality and to effectively present their work.

 

Attendance requirements

According to the examination regulation full attendance is necessary. Absence in one unit is tolerated if a proper reason is given.

Teaching/learning method(s)

Literature review, presentations, discussions, and assignments

 

Assessment

Total of 100 points:

  • Proposal Presentation: 10 points
  • Progress Report Presentation: 20 points
  • Final Report Presentation: 20 points
  • Short seminar visiting professors 1 and 2: 25 points each

Grading scale:

  • Excellent (1): 90.0% - 100.0%
  • Good (2): 80.0% - <90.0%
  • Satisfactory (3): 70.0% - <80.0%
  • Sufficient (4): 60.0% - <70.0%
  • Fail (5): <60.0%

Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

Successful completion of "Seminar Course in Supply Chain Management".

Restricted to MSc SCM (WU) students and incomings from program-specific partner universities.

Other

Unit details

Unit Date Contents
1 02/26/19

Kick-off RS 2

  • Program preview and introduction
  • Students introduce themselves and give short status reports about their thesis topics
2 03/12/19

Presentation and discussion of research proposals (09:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
(before class starts: please transfer your slides to the smart podium/presenter's PC, set up and test your presentation environment so that we can have a seamless series of presentations. Thank you!)

3 05/09/19

Presentation and discussion of progress reports (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
(before class starts: please transfer your slides to the smart podium/presenter's PC, set up and test your presentation environment so that we can have a seamless series of presentations. Thank you!)

4 06/17/19

Final presentations of thesis projects 1 (09:00 AM - 01:30 PM)
(before class starts: please transfer your slides to the smart podium/presenter's PC, set up and test your presentation environment so that we can have a seamless series of presentations. Thank you!)

5 06/19/19

Final presentations of thesis projects 2 (01:00 PM - 05:30 PM)
(before class starts: please transfer your slides to the smart podium/presenter's PC, set up and test your presentation environment so that we can have a seamless series of presentations. Thank you!)

Last edited: 2019-02-26



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