Courses NonDegree Display 2019-2020

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Course title Supply Chain Research Methods
Course code EBC4088
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
2 28-10-2019 20-12-2019 X X
5 14-4-2020 5-6-2020 X X
Level Advanced
Coordinator Rudolf Müller
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Language of instruction English
At the end of this course, the students can use several quantitative techniques necessary for the management and improvement of the supply chain.
This course focuses on mathematical techniques for managing and improving the supply chain. These techniques include data collection and analysis and forecasting techniques. Moreover, to streamline the supply chain several optimisation techniques from operations research are being taught.
Ragsdale, Cliff T., Spreadsheet Modeling and Decision Analysis, 8th edition, Cengage Learning, 2018.
Hanke, John E. and Wichern, Dean W., Business Forecasting, 9th international edition, Pearson Education, 2009.
Basics in linear programming, statistics and familiarity with Excel
An advanced level of English.
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods Final Paper / Attendance / Participation / Written Exam / Presentation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master Business Research - No specialisation Year 1 Disc- IB Supply Chain Mgmt
Master Business Research - No specialisation Year 2 Methodology Elective(s)
Master Business Research - Operations Research Year 1 Elective Course(s)
Master Business Research - Operations Research Year 2 Elective Course(s)
Master International Business - Supply Chain Management Compulsory Course(s)
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