Logistics and Supply Chain Management Fundamentals

Degree program: BSc Business Administration

This module is the first module dealing with logistics and therefore prepares students for all logistics courses. The main aim of this module will be to provide students with a broad overview of logistics and supply chain management in a way that emphasizes the subjects’ economic, social and environmental importance. The module will lay the conceptual and theoretical foundations of logistics and supply chain management and will give the students a sense of the scale and diversity of logistics as both a business function and an industry. Furthermore, it will focus on what are generally regarded as the four key elements in a logistics system: transport, inventory, warehousing. and information. 

Course facts

Offered by Prof. Dr. Hanno Friedrich
ECTS credits 6 credit points
Semester 1 (spring semester)
Method of examination Written exam (80%), Written assignment (20%) or Oral examination (100%)