Syllabus

Title
0389 International Supply Chain Operations
Instructors
Dipl.-Vw.Dr. Hans-Joachim Schramm
Contact details
  • Type
    PI
  • Weekly hours
    2
  • Language of instruction
    Englisch
Registration
09/24/21 to 09/30/21
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Bachelor Programs
Dates
Day Date Time Room
Tuesday 11/23/21 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM Online-Einheit
Tuesday 11/30/21 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM Online-Einheit
Thursday 12/02/21 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM Online-Einheit
Tuesday 12/07/21 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM Online-Einheit
Thursday 12/09/21 02:30 PM - 06:00 PM Online-Einheit
Tuesday 12/14/21 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM Online-Einheit
Thursday 12/16/21 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM Online-Einheit

Contents

The course is held in six sessions structured as follows:

  1. Trade Environment and Export/Import Operations
  2. Customs Practices and Trade Facilitation
  3. Risk-, Security- and Compliance Management
  4. Trade Management: contracting issues, trade terms (esp. Incoterms 2020) and terms of payment.
  5. Transport Management: documentary paperwork, insurance and liability issues.
  6. In-class Case Study about Transport Management Issues

 This sequence of sessions may change due to availablility of lecturers.

 

Learning outcomes

At the end of this second course, students should have a basic knowledge about actual trade practice, including contracting, customs, documentary paperwork, transport management as well as security, compliance and risk management issues. This should enable them to plan successfully shipping and handling for international goods movements.

Attendance requirements

Attendance of minimum 80% (or 5/6 sessions) is mandatory. This ia also valid when we switch to online live mode.

Teaching/learning method(s)

This semester, teaching will be in sychronous 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

Assessment of the performance of the students takes place through

  • 40% open-ended questions,
  • 40% case study analysis,
  • 20% individual assignment as homework

The first two are assessed in form of a Remote Take Home Exam.

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 Remote Take Home Exam.

 

Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

For BBE-students (Course IV of Specialization Supply Chain and Operations Management (SCOM) or as a free elective) and WU incoming exchange students.

If you have questions concerning enrolment and waiting lists, please contact hschramm@wu.ac.at. All students must attend the first class!

Readings

1 Author: David, P.A.
Title:

International Logistics - The Management of International Trade Operations


Publisher: Cicero Books LL, Berea OH
Edition: 6th. ed.
Remarks: ISBN-13: 978-17369456-1-2
Year: 2021
Content relevant for class examination: Yes
Recommendation: Essential reading for all students
Type: Book

Availability of lecturer(s)

Upon request, see: hschramm@wu.ac.at

Additional information on MyLEARN.

Unit details are subject to revision!
Last edited: 2021-09-13



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