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Specialization (SP) Module 3: Logistics Management and Law

Module name (EN): Specialization (SP) Module 3: Logistics Management and Law
Degree programme: Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2016
Module code: BBWL-533/633
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam (120 min. / Can be repeated semesterly)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BBWL-533 Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2012, optional course
BBWL-533/633 Business Administration, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2016, optional course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BBWL-230 Law - Basic Course
BBWL-330 Business Law

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Bousonville
Prof. Dr. Sybille Neumann
Dr. Gerhard Wolter

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Learning outcomes:
Subarea: Logistics Organization and Controlling
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to:
- carry out a strategic analysis of the logistics of an industrial or trading company or a logistics service provider,
- develop functional logistics strategies,
- describe the design possibilities of a logistics organization.
- set up a logistics controlling system that contains the following components, among others,
    Key figure systems (quantitative and qualitative key figures)
    Process cost accounting
    Balanced score card
- evaluate and optimize the efficiency of a logistics unit
- explain the essential elements of a quality management system
Subarea: Legal Aspects of Logistics
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to:
- solve legal problems concerning the most important national logistics contracts,
- consider aspects of international transport and insurance law,
- address and present specific legal problems of logistics.

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Module content:
Subarea: Logistics Organization and Controlling
- Principles of strategic management
- Strategic analysis of logistics
- Functional logistics strategies
- Organizational structure and process organization in logistics
- Managing a logistics unit (personnel, costs, performance) using selected practical examples
- Logistics controlling (key figures, process cost accounting, BSC, vehicle routing,
- Measuring efficiency in logistics
- Quality management (service, customer satisfaction, error rate, various audits)
Subarea: Legal Aspects of Logistics
- National contracts for logistics companies
- International transport law
- Aspects of insurance law

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Teaching methods/Media:
- Lecture und discussions
- Students will practice solving complex practical problems in individual or group work and then discuss their solutions
- Study trips to companies with logistics units _  Follow-up to the study trip within the framework of the lecture
- Pfohl, Hans-Christian:

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Recommended or required reading:
Logistiksysteme. Betriebswirtschaftliche Grundlagen.
  7., korr. u. akt. Aufl. Berlin u.a. 2004.
- Stock, James R./Lambert, Douglas M. (2001): Strategic Logistics Management.
  4. Aufl. Homewood, Illinois 2001.
- Andreas Müglich, Transport- und Logistikrecht, München 2002.
- Pokrant, G. Gran, A.: Transport- und Logistikrecht, Köln, latest edition.

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