Syllabus

Title
4734 Research Seminar in Supply Chain Management (RS 3)
Instructors
Univ.Prof.i.R. Dipl.-Ing.Dr. Werner Jammernegg, Dr. Christian Fikar, MSc., ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Andreas Mild, ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Alexander Prosser, o.Univ.Prof. Dr. Alfred Taudes, Dr. Martin Waitz
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 03/12/19 02:00 PM - 05:30 PM TC.4.16
Tuesday 05/07/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.038
Wednesday 05/08/19 02:00 PM - 05:30 PM D2.0.038
Monday 05/13/19 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM D2.0.330
Tuesday 05/14/19 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM TC.5.02
Wednesday 05/15/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.326
Thursday 05/16/19 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM D4.0.039
Monday 05/20/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.038
Tuesday 05/21/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.038
Wednesday 05/22/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.382
Monday 06/17/19 01:30 PM - 05:30 PM D2.0.038
Tuesday 06/25/19 02:00 PM - 05:30 PM D2.0.038

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

Attendance of all units is compulsory.

Teaching/learning method(s)

Literature review, presentations, discussions, and assignments

Assessment

Total of 100 points:

  • Proposal Presentation: 20 points
  • Progress Report Presentation: 30 points
  • Short seminar visiting professors 1 and 2: 25 points each

 

 

Grading scale:

  • Excellent (1): 90% - 100.0%
  • Good (2): 80.0% - <90%
  • Satisfactory (3): 70% - <80.0%
  • Sufficient (4): 60.0% - <70.0%
  • Fail (5): <60.0%

Prerequisite for passing the course: minimum performance of 40% in the final examination.

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.

Availability of lecturer(s)

martin.waitz@wu.ac.at

alexander.prosser@wu.ac.at

alfred.taudes@wu.ac.at

Last edited: 2018-11-20



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