601.699 (21W) BUS 7: Operations Management, Logistics and Purchasing

Wintersemester 2021/22

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First appointment of the course
07.10.2021 10:30 - 12:00 online Off Campus
Next Appointment:
20.01.2022 10:30 - 12:00 Automatic Online 2nd Off Campus
Next valid Appointment:
20.01.2022 10:30 - 12:00 Online Off Campus


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Course title german
BUS 7: Operations Management, Logistics and Purchasing
Lecture interactive (continuous assessment course )
Course model
Online course
Hours per Week
48 (0 max.)
Organisational Unit
Language of Instruction
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Time and place

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Course Information

Learning Outcome

Students acquire basic knowledge on topics in the field of production and logistics. Challenging decision problems will be identified and formulated mathematically. 

After passing the course, students will be able to classify decision problems based on the complexity. Students will be able to generate mathematical models for classical problems arising in operations management. For these problems, they will be able to judge which methods are needed to solve them. For some standard problems, they will be able to generate solutions by methods discussed in calls.

Teaching methodology including the use of eLearning tools

Lectures and exercises (to be solved at home and discussed in class)

Course overview

The following topics will be covered:

- Location problems

- Production planning

- Lotsizing

- Scheduling

- Routing


Thonemann, U., Operations Management: Konzepte, Methoden und Anwedungen,  3., aktualisierte Aufl.. 2015, Pearson

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.

Modified examination information (exceptional COVID-19 provisions)


Exam methodology

Closed book exam, Home exercises

Exam topics

Lecture slides


Exam mode

Points collected in exam and exercises

Grading scheme

Grade / Grade grading scheme

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's degree programme International Business and Economics (SKZ: 516, Version: 19W.1)
    • Fach: Principles of Business (Compulsory subject)
      • 1.8 BUS 7: Operations Management, Logistics and Purchasing ( 0.0h VO, VI / 4.0 ECTS)
        • 601.699 BUS 7: Operations Management, Logistics and Purchasing (2.0h VI / 4.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 1., 2., 3. Semester empfohlen

Equivalent Courses for counting the exam attempts

Sommersemester 2021
  • 601.699 VI BUS 7: Operations Management, Logistics and Purchasing (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)