[ 515SCSMGSCK20 ] KS Supply Chain Fundamentals

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Business Administration Sophie Parragh 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business Administration 2023W
Objectives Students acquire insights into the supply chain management field. They are familiar with the fundamental concepts, models, methods and approaches of supply chain management and they are able to apply them to case study problems.
  • Fundamentals of model building, planning levels and supply chains.
  • Fundamental concepts, problems, approaches and methods in production and operations management (forecasting, aggregate planning, linear programming, MRP-II)
  • Fundamental concepts, problems, approaches and methods in logistics and supply chain management (inventory management (newsvendor), location and distribution planning, network design)
  • Application of spreadsheet tools for decision support
Criteria for evaluation Exams, Exercises
Methods Lecture, discussion
Language (*)Deutsch und English / German and English
Study material Stevenson, WJ. Operations Management. McGraw-Hill Education Ltd; in der aktuellen Auflage Günther, HO, Tempelmeier, H (2016) Produktion und Logistik – Supply Chain und Operations Management. Books on Demand.
Changing subject? No
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority
This course is additionally offered in the following versions:
MuSSS O.C.    
MuSSS O.C. 2023SS1
Number obligatory dates     0    
MuSSS assistance     Astrid Horejs    
Number participants (min/max)     30 / 999    
Course fee     € 0,00    
Online materials and media        
Mon24.04.202317:30 - 18:30Online via ZOOMTutorial for midterm exam
Tue02.05.202312:00 - 13:30HS 1Midterm Exam: Timeslot 1
Tue02.05.202317:15 - 18:45HS 10Midterm Exam: Timeslot 2
Tue20.06.202317:30 - 18:30Online via ZOOMTutorial for final exam
Tue27.06.202312:00 - 13:30HS 1Final Exam
Tue19.09.202315:30 - 17:00HS 10Resit Exam