Supply Chain Management

Prof. Dr. Waldemar Toporowski

Contact person:
Max Alexander Pisek, M.Sc.
Course language:
Target group:
BWL BSc 4-6
Recommended previous knowledge:
Module B.WIWI-BWL.0005 “Marketing”

  • The lecture is planned to be in presence: every Thursday 2:15 - 3:45 p.m., room: ZHG 103
  • Slides and literature are available for download in StudIP.
  • The exam preparation including the delimitation of the contents will happen in the last lecture

    Unfortunately, the exercise cannot take place in the summer semester 2024 due to lack of funding!

Exam (90 Minuten), 6 Credits

Date of written exam:

  • First: Thursday, 18.07.2024, 2:15 – 3:45 p.m., room: ZHG 008

  • Learning outcome, core skills:
    After successful completion of the course students are able to apply, assess and, if necessary, adjust instruments, which are used to coordinate distribution tasks of companies in the industrial and retail sector. These include, in particular, the joint forecast of demand as well as the coordination of orders and inventories.

    • 1. Conceptual basis of supply chain management
    • 2. Analytical framework for the supply chain design
    • 3. Supply chain coordination
    • 4. Facility location planning
    • 5. Demand forecasting
    • 6. Planning inventories
    • 7. Technological requirements

    Recommended references for the lecture:

    • Chopra, S./Meindl, P.: Supply Chain Management, 3. Aufl., Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2007. Standort: Oec, Signatur: 16 : T 1420 Cho
    • Coughlan, A./Anderson, E./Stern, L./El-Ansary, A.: Marketing Channels, 7. Aufl., Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2006. Standort: Oec, Signatur: 16 : U 2200 Mar
    • Seifert, D.: Efficient Consumer Response, 4. Aufl., München 2006. Standort: Oec, Signatur: 16 : U 2500 Sei; Sub (FMAG), Signatur: 2006 A 21254
    • Tempelmeier, H.: Material-Logistik: Modelle und Algorithmen für die Produktionsplanung und -steuerung und das Supply Chain Management, 5. Aufl., Berlin 2003. Standort: Oec, Signatur: 16 : X 1120 Tem; Sub (FMAG), Signatur: 2003 A 71
    • Thonemann, U.: Operations Management, München 2005. Standort: Oec, Sigantur: 16 : V 4000 Tho
    • Toporowski, W.: Logistik im Handel: Optimale Lagerstruktur und Bestellpolitik einer Filialunternehmung, Heidelberg, 1996. Standort: Oec, Signatur: Semesterapparat Toporowski 16 : X 2440 Top

    General information:

    • The slides of the lectures can be found in StudIP.
    • Current information can be found on the homepage under News.
    • Information about the lecture can be found at eCampus.