International Supply Management

Supply Chain Management

Integrated course, 5.00 ECTS


Course content

•    Conducting a simulated company game with several groups of students, who act as companies competing against each other on the market.
•    The focal points of the simulation game are in the fields of logistics, purchasing, sales and production planning, as well as the impact on corporate success - especially business parameters.
•    The students gain the following learning effects from the simulation game:
o    Controlling the key functions of a virtual enterprise
o    Making decisions involving risk and uncertainty

Learning outcomes

Participants are able to:
•    interpret the impact of decisions concerning logistics on the success of the company
•    optimize a supply chain from a stategic and operative perspective
•    analyse a company's economic performance based on its annual report
•    present company reports and developments, focusing on goals and results

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Christopher, M.: Logistics and Supply Chain Management, New York 2016.
Schulte, Ch: Logistik: Wege zur Optimierung der Supply Chain, 7. Auflage, München 2016.
Kracklauer, M.; Mills, D. Q.; Seifert, D.: Collaborative Customer Relationship Management: Taking CRM to the Next Level, Heidelberg 2012.

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Logistik- und Materialwirtschaft, Mit Zahlen führen im Einkauf

Assessment methods and criteria

Immanent and closing event