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wir923 - Advanced Research Topics in Sustainable Supply Chain Management (Complete module description)
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Module label Advanced Research Topics in Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Module code wir923
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Schwerpunktmodule NM-BWL
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) > Schwerpunktmodule RdW - BWL
  • Master's Programme Sustainability Economics and Management (Master) > Additional Modules
Responsible persons
Busse, Christian (Module responsibility)
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Authorized examiners)
Dahiya, Satwant (Module counselling)
Erfolgreiche Belegung des Moduls “Sustainable Supply Chain Management” (wir921)
Skills to be acquired in this module
The module helps students to specialize in research in the field of sustainable supply chain management by developing their substantive and theoretical expertise and by augmenting their methodological expertise. Students hone their skills in gathering, reading, understanding, and synthesizing scholarly articles using different methods. They may also practice their data collection and data analysis skills. Moreover, students further develop their academic writing, reviewing, presentation, and discussion skills.
Module contents
This masters-level module focuses on selected topics pertaining to the relationship perspective of sustainable supply chain management, comprising topics such as Stakeholder Management; Legitimacy, Decoupling & Greenwashing; Supply Chain Sustainability Risks; Sustainable Supplier Management; and Supply Chain Sustainability Dilemmas.
Reader's advisory
Selected scholarly research articles will be used throughout the module.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency Irregular frequency
Module capacity 15
Modullevel / module level EB (Ergänzungsbereich / Complementary)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlmodul / Opportunity
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method Completely online (as of 2020)
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge In-depth knowledge of the module “Sustainable Supply Chain Management"
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Portfolio or Report or Presentation (depending on the specific courses offered)
Course type Seminar
Frequency SuSe or WiSe
Workload attendance 56 h