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Supply Chain Management (E)

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

• are familiar with fundamental procedures and methods of resource management processes in the fields of procurement, production and logistics.
• are familiar with procedures to structure and optimize the supply chain.
• are familiar with the individual processes of procurement, production, storage and logistics.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

History and definition; SCM concept; strategies of SCM: supply: CRM, postponement, sourcing strategies, procurement strategies, e-supply chain and waste disposal; SCM tools: inventory reduction, reduction of freight costs, information acquisition, quality assurance; controlling along the supply chain.

recommended or required reading

Werner, H. (2010): Supply Chain Management: Grundlagen, Strategien, Instrumente und Controlling
Poluha, R.(2010): Quintessenz des Supply Chain Managements
Thaler, K. (2003): Supply Chain Management - Prozessoptimierung in der logistischen Kette
Corsten, H./ Gössinger, R. (2001): Einführung in das Supply Chain Management
Werner, H. (2002): Supply Chain Management - Grundlagen, Strategien, Instrumente und Controlling
Wannenwetsch, H. (Hrsg.) (2002): E-Supply-Chain-Management - Grundlagen - Praxisanwendungen –Strategien
Piontek, J. (2003): Bausteine des Logistikmanagements - Supply Chain Management, E-Logistics, Logistikcontrolling
Wannenwetsch, H. (Hrsg.) (2002): E-Logistik und E-Business
Waters, D. (Hrsg.) (2006): Global Logistics: New Directions in Supply Chain Management
Beckmann, H. (2004)(Hrsg.): Supply Chain Management
Busch, A./ Dangelmaier, W. (Hrsg.) (2004): Integrierte Supply Chain Management

assessment methods and criteria

written examination and/or homework

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Dr. Mag. Klaus Venus

year of study

1.year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable