Engineering and Production Management

Supply Chain Management

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

• Definitions and contents of SCM
• Tasks, goals and importance of SCM
• Corporate strategy and SCM
• PPS as a component of an SCM concept
• Procurement Management
• Inventory Management
• Supply Chain Controlling - Key figures of logistics
• Project "Case studies from the training companies"

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students are able to:

• Efficiently apply methods of supply chain management and the planning of logistics and procurement processes in the context of operational tasks
• Use important concepts of medium-term planning of supply chain management activities in a targeted manner
• Identify the expectations of the stakeholders involved in logistics and procurement processes and derive action steps from them
• Coordinate networked processes in logistics projects and efficiently involve stakeholders involved
• Efficiently and purposefully plan and model processes as part of supply chain management projects
• In the case of internal logistics and procurement processes, design the work flow and successfully accompany the process implementation

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lecture notes; handouts; J. Hauschildt, S. Salomo, C. Schultz, A. Kock: Innovationsmanagement; M. Kennard: The A to Z of Innovation Management: Essential Guide to 26 Key Innovation Management Theories, Models & Frameworks; R. Völker, A. Friesenhahn: Innovationsmanagement 4.0: Grundlagen - Einsatzfelder - Entwicklungstrends; D. Vahs, A. Brem: Innovationsmanagement: Von der Idee zur erfolgreichen Vermarktung; H. Werner: Supply Chain Management: Grundlagen, Strategien, Instrumente und Controlling; H. Arndt: Supply Chain Management: Optimierung logistischer Prozesse; W. Wellbrock: Innovative Supply-Chain-Management-Konzepte; J. Miebach, D. Bühring: Supply Chain Engineering: Die Methodik integrierter Planung in der Logistik

Mode of delivery

Lectures and tutorials

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Project and Process Management, Integrated Management Systems

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and/or oral exams