Syllabus

Title
5038 Research Seminar in Supply Chain Management (RS 4)
Instructors
Prof. Dr. Kai Hoberg, Univ.Prof. Mag.Dr. Gerald Reiner, Assoz.Prof PD Dr. Emel Arikan Fichtinger, M.Sc., Assist.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Lena Silbermayr, Ph.D., Dr. Stefan Treitl
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
Wednesday 03/13/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.038
Monday 03/25/19 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM D2.0.038
Tuesday 03/26/19 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM TC.5.02
Wednesday 03/27/19 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM D2.0.038
Thursday 03/28/19 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM TC.5.28
Wednesday 05/08/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.038
Tuesday 05/14/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM TC.3.10
Tuesday 05/14/19 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM D2.0.326
Thursday 05/23/19 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM D2.0.038
Wednesday 06/26/19 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM D2.0.038
Thursday 06/27/19 09:00 AM - 06:00 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

The presentations will be held on the following dates:

  • Proposal presentation: March 13, 2019
  • Intermediate presentation: May 14, 2019
  • Final presentation: June 26, 2019

Teaching/learning method(s)

Literature review, presentations, discussions, and assignments

 

Assessment

Total of 100 points:

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

Each presentation will reveice peer-feedback by selected students. This feedback will be part of the total points. 

 

Grading scale:

  • Excellent (1): > 90%
  • Good (2): > 80%
  • Satisfactory (3): > 70%
  • Sufficient (4): > 60%

 

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

Last edited: 2019-02-27



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