1704 SCSDT 1: Supply Chain Strategy (Group A)
Univ.Prof. Dr. Miriam Wilhelm, Dr. Katja Wölfl, MBA
Contact details
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
09/25/23 to 09/28/23
Registration at the institute
Notes to the course
Day Date Time Room
Tuesday 11/14/23 02:00 PM - 05:30 PM TC.2.03
Tuesday 11/21/23 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM TC.3.03
Tuesday 11/28/23 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM Online-Einheit
Monday 12/04/23 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.0.01
Tuesday 12/05/23 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM TC.3.03
Tuesday 12/12/23 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM D2.1.062
Tuesday 12/19/23 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM TC.5.15
Tuesday 01/09/24 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Online-Einheit
Monday 01/15/24 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM TC.0.01

This course introduces students to strategic and global aspects of supply chain management. More specifically, the course provides an introduction to supply chain strategy, outsourcing decisions, buyer-supplier relationships, while highlighting the growing importance of sustainability in shaping in supply chains. Students learn about these topics through weekly lectures and a group project based on a supply chain game.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students are able to apply key theoretical concepts from the strategic supply chain management field to analyse real-life managerial problems.

Attendance requirements

According to the examination regulation full attendance is intended for a PI. Absence in one unit (or two hours in block mode lectures) is tolerated if a proper reason is given.

Teaching/learning method(s)
  • Lectures 
  • Preparation of cases, journal articles and summaries
  • Discussions during class
  • Classroom presentations

The final grade is composed of the following:

  • Exam (individual, 50%)
  • Group presentation related to a supply chain game (20%)
  • Group written report related to a supply chain game (30%)

Prerequisite for passing the course is the minimum performance of 50% in the exam.

Grading scale:

  • Excellent (1): 90% and above
  • Good (2): 80% and above
  • Satisfactory (3): 70% and above
  • Sufficient (4): 60% and above
  • Fail (5): < 60.0%

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Last edited: 2023-10-18