1397 Specialization in Business Administration, SNS Course IV - Sustainable Logistics
Belma Turan, Ph.D., Dr. Romana Polt, BEd
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
09/17/20 to 10/01/20
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Day Date Time Room
Wednesday 10/14/20 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM TC.3.01
Wednesday 10/21/20 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM TC.3.21
Wednesday 10/28/20 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM D4.0.022
Wednesday 11/04/20 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Online-Einheit
Wednesday 11/11/20 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM Online-Einheit
Wednesday 11/18/20 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Online-Einheit
Wednesday 11/25/20 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Online-Einheit
Wednesday 12/09/20 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM TC.3.03
Wednesday 12/16/20 08:00 AM - 10:30 AM Online-Einheit

Procedure for the course when limited activity on campus

Sessions 1-4 and 6-8 will be organized as distance mode lectures: The slides and teaching materials will be uploaded one week in advance. The students should read the provided material before the online sessions. The purpose of the online MS Teams sessions is the discussion of the material and Q/A.

The midterm and final exam will take place on Campus.


The course investigates different aspects of logistics considering sustainable and environmental issues. We will focus on quantitative models and methods in order to build a more efficient and “greener” system ranging from strategic considerations, such as network planning, to operational decisions, such as routing.

Learning outcomes

After this course the students will be able

  • To analyse and apply quantitative methods to various problems arising in sustainable logistics
  • To elaborate and discuss practical examples in groups
  • To critically evaluate scientific papers

Attendance requirements

Courses with continuous assessment of student performance (prüfungsimmanent, PI) are courses in which attendance is mandatory.

Teaching/learning method(s)

Lecture with active participation including in class examples and case studies, assignments and presentations


  • Mid-term test 35%
  • Assignments and  presentations 30%
  • Final exam 35%

In order to successfully complete the course one has to have more than 50% of overall points. Group works will be peer-reviewed and can be individually graded.

Grades are distributed as follows:

  • 0-50: 5
  • 51-62: 4
  • 63-74: 3
  • 75-86: 2
  • 87-100: 1

Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

Course I of SBWL Supply Networks and Services

Recommended previous knowledge and skills

Course I, II, III of SBWL Supply Networks and Services

Availability of lecturer(s)

After class or via Email

Last edited: 2020-10-07