Detailed information about the module 
Module title:
Supply Chain Controlling
Module number:
Bachelor (UNI)
Organised by:
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Instructors responsible:
Kuhn, Heinrich
Credit points (ECTS):
- The objective of the course is to acquaint the students with the interface of finance and supply chain management and to outline financial effects of supply chain management practices, as well as to understand the effects of a company's business model on its supply chain.
- Students learn to analyze and compare working capital and cost developments of several companies of a self chosen industry. By doing so the students reflect the impacts of external effects and the companies' business models on their supply chains.
- A side outcome is learning to cope with data that also occur in a professional context and to reflect as well as validate their correctness and usability. Additional students practice the ability to work in teams.
- Attendance of lecture as well as group presentations and discussions are compulsory.
course content/topics:
- Management accounting and cost accounting concepts in the supply chain: standard costing, intercompany pricing, activity-based costing, target costing
- Working capital management: link to value based management, performance indicators, and link to supply chain management concepts
- Performance management in supply chains
formal requirements of admission:
recommended qualifications:
Fundamentals of supply chain management and cost accounting
Lesson / exam language:
Lehr- und Lernformen/Lehrveranstaltungstypen:
requirements for the attainment of ECTS points:
- The course consists of two major parts: lecture and group project. First, theoretical concepts are discussed in the lecturing part, and then are applied by the students in an individual home assignments as well as a group project. To asses the competences gained in each part a combination of an exam, home assignment and presentation is necessary
- Short exam (30 min.) on contents of lecture part
- Individual home assignment on HBR case study
- Group project with final presentation
workload/distribution of ECTS points within the module:
25 h = Time of attendance lecture
25 h = Preparation and postprocessing lecture
25 h = Time of attendance tutorial
25 h = Preparation and postprocessing tutorial
50 h = Exam preparation
150 h = Total workload
calculation of module marks:
- Case Study (30%)
- Group presentation (40%)
- Written exam (30%)
teaching/learning method:
- Lecture
- Case study
- Own project with final presentation
compatibility with other courses of study:
Turnus des Angebots:
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