0388 International Supply Chain Management
Dipl.-Vw.Dr. Hans-Joachim Schramm
Contact details
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
09/24/21 to 09/30/21
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Bachelor Programs
Day Date Time Room
Tuesday 10/05/21 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.3.21
Tuesday 10/12/21 08:00 AM - 11:45 AM TC.0.04
Thursday 10/14/21 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM D3.0.225
Tuesday 10/19/21 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM TC.0.02
Thursday 10/21/21 08:00 AM - 11:45 AM TC.0.04
Thursday 10/28/21 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM TC.0.01 ERSTE
Tuesday 11/02/21 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Online-Einheit

The course held in six sessions 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 sessions enlisted above may change subject to availablility of lecturers.


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.

Attendance requirements

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

Teaching/learning method(s)

This semester, teaching will be in synchronous hybrid mode: a mixture of class room teaching and remote online sessions (via ZOOM) in parallel. Only if absolutely necessary this class would switch to full distance mode. Even in the remote format, the sessions will take place within the announced time slots.


Assessment of the performance of the students takes place through

  • Remote Take Home Exam (60%)
  • Group assignment with management summary (20%) and pre-recorded präsentation (20%)

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 60% in the Remote Take Home Exam.


Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

For participants of the Cross-Functional Management Program and WU incoming exchange students.

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 Author: Mangan, J., Lalwani, C., Calatayud, A.

Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Publisher: Wiley
Edition: 4th ed.
Remarks: ISBN: 978-1-119-70305-1 (ebook), ISBN: 978-1-119-71410-1 (print)
Year: 2021
Content relevant for class examination: Yes
Content relevant for diploma examination: No
Recommendation: Reference literature
Type: Book
Last edited: 2021-10-03