604.400 (21W) International Operations Management and Logistics I

Wintersemester 2021/22

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First appointment of the course
14.10.2021 13:00 - 16:00 online Off Campus
... no other known appontments

Overview

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it may be necessary to make changes to courses and examinations at short notice (e.g. cancellation of attendance-based courses and switching to online examinations).

For further information regarding teaching on campus, please visit: https://www.aau.at/en/corona.
Lecturer
Course title german
International Operations Management and Logistics I
Type
Lecture
Course model
Online course
Hours per Week
1.0
ECTS-credits
3.0
Registrations
47
Organisational Unit
Language of Instruction
English
possible language/s of the exam
English
Course begins on (set in LVOnline)
14.10.2021
eLearning
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Remarks (english)

!!! Please note: The lecture is part of the master's degree programme "International Management" and can therefore only be attended by students registered for the particular programme. MCM students and Incoming exchange students are welcome, too.

Time and place

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Course Information

Learning Outcome

Understand operations management issues arising both in private companies and in public authorities in an iternational context. The students should be able to identify decision problems arising in a business context and to propose smart solution to increase the productivity both in terms of profit and in terms of quality of service offered to the customers. 


Teaching methodology including the use of eLearning tools

lecture, case studies, examples

Course Overview

International Operations Management and Supply Chain Management are concerned with key activities of business. Operations management, inventory management, warehousing, transportation, and facility location - have been performed since the start of commercial activity. It is not possible to visualize any product that could reach a customer without operations and logistical support. Firms have started focusing on international operations and supply chain management as a source of competitive advantage. This becomes even more important in a competitive international context.

The key of the success for a company is the smart exploitation of available resources. This can be achieved by optimizing startegies and operations processes with the help of advanced decision support tools. Only this way can be competitive at an international level.


Program:

1. Decision Problems (Who? Where? When? How? How many? How often?)

2. Assignment Problems

3. Facility Location

4.  Distribution and Transportation problems in a private and public environment

5. Packing problems

6. Scheduling problems (Industry and Health care management)

Prior knowledge

Students will be able to identify which are the main decision problems arising in a specific context, and to matematically describe them. 

Exam Information

Im Fall von online durchgeführten Prüfungen sind die Standards zu beachten, die die technischen Geräte der Studierenden erfüllen müssen, um an diesen Prüfungen teilnehmen zu können.

Grading scheme

Grade / Grade grading scheme

Degree programmes

  • Master's degree programme International Management (SKZ: 908, Version: 19W.1)
    • Fach: International Operations Management and Logistics (Compulsory subject)
      • 6.1 International Operations Management and Logistics I ( 0.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 604.400 International Operations Management and Logistics I (1.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
  • Master's degree programme International Management (SKZ: 908, Version: 16W.1)
    • Fach: International Operations Management and Logistics (Compulsory subject)
      • International Operations Management and Logistics I ( 0.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 604.400 International Operations Management and Logistics I (1.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
  • Master's degree programme International Management (SKZ: 908, Version: 16W.1)
    • Fach: International Operations Management and Logistics (Compulsory subject)
      • International Operations Management and Logistics I ( 0.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 604.400 International Operations Management and Logistics I (1.0h VO / 3.0 ECTS)

Equivalent Courses for counting the exam attempts

Wintersemester 2020/21
  • 604.400 VO International Operations Management and Logistics I (1.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2019/20
  • 604.400 VO International Operations Management and Logistics I (1.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2018/19
  • 604.400 VO International Operations Management and Logistics I (1.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2017/18
  • 604.400 VO International Operations Management and Logistics I (1.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2016/17
  • 604.400 VO International Operations Management and Logistics I (1.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2014/15
  • 604.400 VC Repetitorium International Management (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2014
  • 604.400 VC Repetitorium International Management (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2013/14
  • 604.400 VC Repetitorium International Management (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2013
  • 604.400 VC Repetitorium International Management (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2012/13
  • 604.400 VC Repetitorium International Management (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)