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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

2nd Semester – In-depth Know­ledge

Duration: begin of March - end of June

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

4th Semester - Syn­thesis

Duration: begin of March - end of June

Ex­change Semester

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

Fur­ther In­form­a­tion

Study Plan

(version 2015)

Course De­scrip­tions

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Peer Sup­port

Job op­por­tun­it­ies within the SCM pro­gram for ad­vanced stu­dents:

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