Summer School | Supply Chain Management and Logistics
In this Summer School, you explore innovative supply chain management concepts: Master the fundamentals of supply chain management and apply them in a business simulation game.
Study the digitalization of supply chains and its potentials in theoretical as well as game-based lectures. In a case study with real but fun examples, you become aware of the important challenges.
- Study format:
- Short Course | Summer School
- 2 weeks: June 13 - 24, 2022
- On campus
- Credit Points:
- 2 ECTS (about 60 hours)
- Course fees:
- 1,990 €
- RWTH Aachen University Certificate
Have fun in a role play that simulates a real-world supply chain
This course is highly interactive and contains a lot of intensive and fun teamwork.
- Lectures & tutorials
- Exercises & case study
- Learning by simulating
- Game-based approached
- Business simulation game
- Intercultural exchange & social events
Benefit from excellent teaching of RWTH Aachen University
Our Summer Schools are uniquely designed for international students who want to gain insights into German engineering at RWTH Aachen – a top-ranked university and one of Europe’s leading science and research institutions. You benefit from high-value academic content, excellent lecturers and a strong network of industry partners.
Program Outline | Summer School 2022
The program is divided into two weeks of teaching. In week one, you and your international classmates explore and master the fundamentals of supply chain management by conducting a case study. In week two, you learn about the potentials regarding the digitalization of the supply chain by theoretical and game-based lectures.
The objective of this course is to familiarize you with some of the relevant choices that have to be made in logistics: In order to achieve an alignment of customer demand and the supply of requested products and services in an effective and efficient way, you have to deal with trade-offs.
Your Lecturers | Summer School 2022
The Summer School is jointly conducted by the Institute for Industrial Management (FIR) at RWTH Aachen University and a visiting scholar and supply chain management expert from the Netherlands.
FIR's research areas are service management, information management, production management and business transformation.
The contents of the program may change. RWTH International Academy reserves the right to make changes to the organization, the staffing or the running of a program that have no major effect on the overall character of the program.
What's included? Enjoy a comfortable stay in Aachen
With our all-inclusive package we provide our participants a carefree stay in the charming historic city of Aachen. The program fees of each on-campus program contain for example:
- Accommodation (usually 3-or 4-bed rooms)
- Breakfast and lunch on weekdays
- A local public transportation ticket
- Broad supporting program
- Personal support from local mentors
- Emergency contact
- Certificate from RWTH Aachen University
Are you interested in our Summer School 2022?
Level up your skills and upgrade your CV in one of our programs this summer. Make the most out of your freetime and earn an RWTH certificate with 2 Credit Points (ECTS) for your outstanding effort. Besides, as a participant you create unforgettable memories.
Check out the requirements
Every year we welcome students from all over the world. You can become part of our international student community if you:
- are at least 18 years old
- pursue your higher education
- 1st/2nd year of studies completed
- degree related to our program
- are proficient in the English language
No previous knowledge is needed for this course. The content is taught starting from the basics.
Detailed Topics of this Course
The Supply Chain Management & Logistics Summer School contains two weeks of teaching:
Week 1 - Exploring the Fundamentals
Week 1 - Mastering the Fundamentals
Week 1 - Imagining beyond the Fundamentals
Any further questions? We are always happy to help you!
The Short Term Programs Team of RWTH International Academy is looking forward to welcoming you to Aachen or in our Online Courses! Should you have any questions about the programs, please get in touch:
Phone: +49 241 80 27693
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