0590 Global Supply Chain Management
Dipl.-Vw.Dr. Hans-Joachim Schramm
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
20.09.2019 bis 27.09.2019
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Master
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Montag 07.10.2019 14:00 - 17:00 TC.3.10
Montag 21.10.2019 14:00 - 17:00 TC.3.10
Montag 28.10.2019 14:00 - 17:00 TC.3.10
Montag 04.11.2019 14:00 - 17:00 TC.3.10
Montag 25.11.2019 14:00 - 17:00 TC.3.10
Montag 02.12.2019 14:00 - 17:00 TC.3.10
Montag 09.12.2019 14:00 - 17:00 TC.3.10
Montag 16.12.2019 14:00 - 17:00 TC.3.10

Inhalte der LV

The elective course is about managing supply chains outlining both strategic and operational aspects of transportation, logistics and supply chain management on a global level. First, the course gives an introduction into the basics of transportation, logistics and supply chain management. Afterwards, implications for sourcing, manufacturing and distribution strategies as well as product strategies on a global scale will be discussed. In addition to this, a main focus will be placed on the trade environment, customs management and trade facilitation. Moreover, an introduction into trade management, contracting issues, Incoterms as well as means and modes of payment is provided. Furthermore, an insight into the highly relevant subjects of risk, security, and compliance management will be given. The course will finish with the management of international freight forwarding, road haulage, sea, air and multimodal transport operations.

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

At the end of this course, students should have the skills and competence to evaluate the international environment and its implications for international logistics and supply chain management strategy as well as operations. Further, students should have a basic knowledge about actual trade practice, including contracting, customs procedures and documentary paperwork, means and modes of payment, transport management as well as risk, security, and compliance management issues. This enables them to plan successfully shipping and handling for international goods movements in global supply chain management.

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

Attendance of minimum 80% (or 6/7 sessions) is mandatory.


Lectures, case studies, assessments and discussions

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

On an individual level (60%): 

  • Commodity Assessment Report (10%) based on completeness and quality of content
  • Written Exam of 60 min. (50%), with 4 out of 5 open questions (no case study) 

On a group level (40%):

  • Two Case Study Assessments (2 x 15% = 30%) to be submitted on Fridays 23:55 CET at learn@wu before class.
  • One Case Study Presentation to be submitted Friday 23:55 CET at learn@wu before class and participation in group discussions (10%) based on completeness, quality of content and group presentation in-class


    1 Autor/in: David, P.A
    Titel: 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
    Jahr: 2018
    Prüfungsstoff: Ja
    Empfehlung: Unbedingt notwendige Studienliteratur für alle Studierenden
    Art: Buch
    2 Autor/in: Kummer, S., H.J. Schramm and I. Sudy
    Titel: Internationales Transport- und Logistikmanagement

    Verlag: UTB Wien
    Auflage: 2nd
    Anmerkungen: 477 p. ISBN-13: 9783825283353
    Jahr: 2009
    Empfehlung: Referenzliteratur
    Art: Buch

    Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

    Only CEMS MIM students are eligible to take this course. 10 students make a course viable at MSc level unless special circumstances prevail. If fewer than 10 students register the course will not run.

    Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

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    Detailinformationen zu einzelnen Lehrveranstaltungseinheiten

    Einheit Datum Inhalte
    1 Introduction, Drivers of Globalization in Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    Global Supply Chain Management: implications for sourcing, manufacturing, distribution and reverse logistics, global product strategies (with Case Study 1)


    Trade Environment: Legal framework of trade and trade facilitation (with Introduction to Commodity Assessment and Case Study 2)


    Customs Management: Customs procedures, export and import regulations (with Case Study 3) 


    Trade Management: Contracting issues, esp. CISG, Incoterms 2020 and terms of payment, means and modes of payment (with Case Study 4)


    Security, Compliance and Risk Management (with Case Study 5 and Discussion of Commodity Assessment)


    Transport Management (with Case Study 6)

    8 Final written exam of 60 min. with 4 out of 5 open questions (no case study)
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