Courses Master Display 2021-2022

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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 25-10-2021 10-12-2021
5 11-4-2022 3-6-2022
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.
This course has been cancelled.

The following rule applies to students who started one of the following programmes/specialisations prior to academic year 2020/21
* Master Business Research - No specialisation (Note: only if you are taking "Supply Chain Management" disciplinary courses!)
* Master International Business - Supply Chain Management
You can EITHER do the exam/resit of EBC4088 OR replace the course EBC4088 with "Data Analytics (IMBI/SCM)" (EBC4264).
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Assignment / Groupwork
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) 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
Transitional Regulations See prerequisites