Education

Lectures and seminars offered by Industry 4.0 workgroup

Digital Logistics Management

The lecture deals with upcoming trends and developments in logistics management, e.g. increasing data availability/analyis and innovative business models. Moreover, impacts of digitaliziation and automation on logistics processes are presented and approaches of implementing digital logistics management are specified. Furthermore, industry 4.0 and its relevant technologies are discussed. These technologies include additive manufacturing, big data and cyber-physical-systems. In addition, lectures integrate case studies from the fields of logistics, production logistics and supply chain management. After passing the lecture, students will be able recognize trends, developments and technologies of digital logistics management as well as evaluating potentials and risks of digitalization in logistics. Moreover, students will be able to transfer the obtained knowledge and find solutions in real-life problems.

Strategic Supply Chain Network Design

The lecture is an introduction to supply chain and operations management, which teaches relevant framework conditions and technological developments. In addition, the relation of supply chain strategy and supply chain network design is stated, just like location choice problems in supply chain networks. Designing procurement supply chains, production networks and systems as well as distribution networks is discussed. Moreover, supply chain and operations risk management is outlined as a premise for designing sustainable supply chain networks. Finally, advances in digital supply chain and operations management, such as relevant drivers and technologies and the concept of industry 4.0, are illustrated. After passing the lecture, students will gain a basic understanding on relevant framework conditions and technological developments for supply chain and operations management. Moreover, students will be able to transfer the obtained knowledge and find solutions in real-life problems.

Bachelor and Master Thesis

If you are interested in writing your bachelor or master thesis with us, please find a list of thesis topics offered here.