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Prof. Kummer

Univ. Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kummer

Head of Institute for Transport and Logistics Management

phone:+43/1/31336-4590

fax.+43/1/31336-904590

email:sebastian.kummer@wu.ac.at

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sebastian_Kummer

address:Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien - Institut für Transportwirtschaft und Logistik, Welthandelsplatz 1, A-1020 Wien

Education

  • 1992 - 1997: Habilitation at Otto Beisheim School of Management. Topic of the habilitation: "Umwelt und Unternehmenswert - Aufgaben und Instrumente eines wertorientierten Umweltmanagements."

  • 1987 - 1992: Doctorate at Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar (WHU) as doctor rerum politicarum. Dissertation: "Logistik im Mittelstand - Stand und Kontextfaktoren der Logistik in mittelständischen Unternehmen."

  • 1982 - 1987: Studies in economics and philosophy at the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen as well as from 1984 business administration at the University of Cologne - Degree as as business graduate

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Work experience

  • since 2001: Head of the Institute for Transport and Logistics Management, WU Vienna

  • 1996 - 2001: Acting chair and from 1997 professorship in business administration, especially transport and logistics at the faculty of transport and traffic sciences

  • 1992 - 1996: Scientific assistant at the chair of controlling and logistics of Professor Dr. Jürgen Weber at Otto Beisheim School of Management

  • 1989 - 1993: First procurator, and then from summer 1989 CEO of Zahnradfabrik Unna GmbH.

  • 1987 - 1992: Research assistant at the chair of controlling and logistics of Professor Dr. Jürgen Weber at Otto Beisheim School of Management

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Courses

  • Procurement, logistics, production

  • Introduction to transport economics

  • Logistics management I and II

  • Seminar transport and logistics

  • Global supply chain management

  • International logistics

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Publications

Fides Forschungsdatenbank der WU

Further activities

Sebastian Kummer is the author of more than 100 publications. He is one of the editors of the scientific magazine "Logistikmanagement". He is the scientific lead manager of ÖVG, the head of the Austrian BVL and in the academic advisory council of the German BVL.

As a practice-oriented scientist, Sebastian Kummer conducts together with his employees scientific research projects as well as consulting projects concerning current issues in the area of logistics mangement, logistics controlling, supply chain management. The results of these projects are also incorporated in lectures and trainings.