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wir083 - Purchasing, Operations, and Logistics Management (Complete module description)
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Module label Purchasing, Operations, and Logistics Management
Module abbreviation wir083
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Business Administration and Business Education)
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration and Law (Bachelor) > Aufbaubereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) > Aufbaucurriculum - Pflichtbereich
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
  • Bachelor's Programme Sustainability Economics (Bachelor) > Wahlpflichtbereich
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Schwerpunkt Management und Ökonomie
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Economics and Business Administration (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
Responsible persons
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (authorised to take exams)
  • Busse, Christian (module responsibility)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Students obtain an overview of the most important operational functions of an industrial or service company. These are procurement, production and logistics. Students will get to know typical operational challenges and familiarize themselves with established approaches and methods for analyzing and improving procurement, production and logistics operations.
Module contents
The module comprises a lecture (course number 2.02.231) and an accompanying tutorial (course numbers 2.02.231a to 2.02.231j). The lecture is based on the text book "Grundzüge der Beschaffung, Produktion und Logistik" by Kummer, Grün und Jammernegg in the third edition of 2013 and the associated workbook, as well as partly on the text book "Operations Management: Konzepte, Methoden und Anwendungen" by Thonemann in the third edition of 2015. The purpose of the lecture is to explain the fundamental problems and their solutions theoretically. The tutorials focus on application and practice and offer time for questions. There are no formal or content-related participation or entrance requirements.
Recommended reading
Kummer, S., Grün, O. und Jammernegg, W. (2013): Grundzüge der Beschaffung, Produktion und Logistik (3. Auflage), Pearson Thonemann, U. (2015): Operations Management (3. Auflage), Pearson.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
The module takes place in the summer semester. Please refer to the syllabus available via Stud.IP for a more detailed description of content and procedure.
Type of course Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 SoSe und WiSe 28
Tutorial 2 SoSe und WiSe 28
Total module attendance time 56 h
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module