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Supply Chain Management

Structure & Content

The curriculum – grounded in proven theory and methodology, best practices and emerging innovative techniques – enables students to chart the supply chain processes all the way from managing information technology to enabling logistics and designing supply chain strategies.

Additional information about individual courses can be found by searching in WU's course directory available here.

1st Year

The first year introduces students to the basics of operations, transport, and logistics, focussing on the relevant concepts of business information systems and geo-informatics as well as mathematics and statistics. Fundamental principles, methods, techniques and information tools – necessary for the analysis, management, and operation of supply chains – are presented.

1st Semester – Foundation

Duration: begin of October - end of January
30 ECTS

2nd Semester – In-depth Knowledge

Duration: begin of March - end of June
30 ECTS

2nd Year

In the second year, students select two in-depth electives according to their individual interests. Furthermore, in advanced seminars and the Master's thesis students learn to apply the concepts and methods learned to real world environments.

3rd Semester - Specialized Expertise

Duration: begin of October - end of January
30 ECTS

4th Semester - Synthesis

Duration: begin of March - end of June
30 ECTS

Exchange Semester

Additionally, students also have the opportunity to spend a semester at one of WU's 120 partner universities.
optional

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(version 2015)

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