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Logistics Seminar

Module name (EN): Logistics Seminar
Degree programme: Supply Chain Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2017
Module code: MASCM-110
SAP-Submodule-No.: P420-0342
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Term paper with presentation (can be repeated annually)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MASCM-110 (P420-0342) Supply Chain Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 1, mandatory course
MASCM-110 (P420-0342) Supply Chain Management, Master, ASPO 01.04.2017, semester 1, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Bousonville
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Thomas Bousonville

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to:
_ independently find and evaluate specialized literature on a selected topic,
_ independently summarize and evaluate the above mentioned sources,
_ write a scientific term paper based on the above,
_ present the knowledge they have gained in a presentation and
_ be able to conduct a discussion of their results.

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Module content:
Independent analysis and presentation of a selected problem in logistics, i.e.
- narrowing down their topic,
- collecting and evaluating the material they find,
- writing a term paper in compliance with scientific standards (e.g. use of verified sources,
  comprehensible reasoning, reference to current knowledge/theories,
  independent results)
- Target group-oriented presentation
- Participation in discussions about the other presentations

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Teaching methods/Media:
Feedback on first drafts, written term paper and presentation; use of word processing and presentation software

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Recommended or required reading:
Ebster, C./Stalzer, L.: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler, aktuellste Aufl., UTB Verlag, Wien.
Theisen, Manuel R.: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten. Technik, Methodik, Form, aktuellste Aufl., Verlag Vahlen, München

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