0488 International Supply Chain Management (Electives Block Course I)
Dipl.-Vw.Dr. Hans-Joachim Schramm, Muhammad Azmat, Ph.D.
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
26.09.2019 bis 02.10.2019
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Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Bachelor
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Dienstag 08.10.2019 13:00 - 16:45 TC.4.13
Donnerstag 10.10.2019 13:00 - 16:45 TC.4.12
Dienstag 15.10.2019 14:30 - 18:15 TC.5.12
Donnerstag 17.10.2019 12:30 - 15:30 TC.4.14
Dienstag 22.10.2019 14:30 - 18:15 TC.5.12
Donnerstag 24.10.2019 12:30 - 15:30 D2.0.326
Dienstag 29.10.2019 13:00 - 14:30 TC.3.03

Inhalte der LV

The course ISCM I is held in six modules structured as follows:

  1. From Logistics to Supply Chain Management - Definitions and Development
  2. International Supply Chain Management
  3. International Logistics Management and Network Design
  4. Globalization and Integration of World Trade Today
  5. Assessing and Managing the Environment of Global Supply Chains
  6. Presentation of Group Works and In-class Case Study


Order of modules enlisted above may change subject to availablility of lecturers.


Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

At the end of this course, students should

  • have acquired an understanding about the topics of international logistics and supply chain management, and how they impact business strategy and operations.
  • have an in-depth knowledge of key concepts of supply chain management and their practical implementation.
  • have the skills and competence to analyze and evaluate how globalization and integration of world trade today impacts international logistics as well as to identify and discuss recent developments therein.

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

Attendance of minimum 80% (or 5/6 sessions) is mandatory for this course.


Lectures, in-class case study, discussions, presentation, homework.

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

Assessment of the performacne of the students takes place through

  • 40% open-ended questions,
  • 40% case study analysis,
  • 20% group assignment
The first two are assessed in the last 7th session in form of a written examination (closed book) of 80 mins.

Grading scale is as follows:

    Excellent (1):     90.0% - 100.0%
    Good (2):           75.0% - <90.0%
    Satisfactory (3): 62.5% - <75.0%
    Sufficient (4):    50.0% - <62.5%
    Fail (5):             <50.0%

Prerequisite for passing the course: minimum performance of 50% in the final examination.

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

For participants of the Cross-Functional Management Program, WU incoming exchange students and BBE-students (free elective).

If you have questions concerning enrolment and waiting lists, please contact the CFM-Coordinator at When organizing the waiting list, CFM students with greater academic progress (“Studienfortschritt”) will be prioritized.

All students must attend the first class!


1 Autor/in: David, P.

International Logistics- The Management of International Trade Operations

Verlag: Cicero Books LL, Berea OH
Auflage: 5th. ed.
Anmerkungen: ISBN-13: 978-0-9894906-4-1 print or ebook version
Jahr: 2018
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Empfehlung: Unbedingt notwendige Studienliteratur für alle Studierenden
Art: Buch
Zuletzt bearbeitet: 29.07.2019