Summer School | Supply Chain Management and Logistics
In this Online Course, 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.
Aside from boosting your career, our Summer Schools provide you with an unforgettable opportunity for intercultural exchange. Gain insights into student life at RWTH Aachen University and network with German companies and organizations!
- Study format:
- Short Course | Summer School
- 2 weeks - June 21 to July 2, 2021
- B.Sc./B.E. student, min. age 18 years
- Credit Points:
- 60 Teaching Units
- Course fees:
- 1,194 €
Upgrade your skills & have fun at the same time in our Summer School
The courses are highly interactive and contain a lot of intensive and fun teamwork.
- Online lectures & tutorials
- Exercises & case study
- Learning by simulating
- Game-based approached
- Business simulation game
- Intercultural exchange & social events
Academic Content | Summer School
Our Summer Schools are uniquely designed for international students who want to gain insight into one of Germany’s Universities of Excellence. RWTH Aachen University is top-ranked and one of Europe’s leading science and research institutions. You benefit from high-value academic content, excellent lectures and academic staff cooperations.
Program Outline | Online Course
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.
Academic Staff | Summer School 2021
The Online Course 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.
The program fees contain:
- excellent teaching from RWTH Aachen
- online lectures & tutorials
- networking with professors
- exercises & case studies
- virtual social events
- group work & self study
- RWTH Certificate
Application Information | Online Course 2021
Are you ready to level up your studying? Upgrade your skills in one of our Online Courses this summer. Experience excellent academic content, boost your career and enjoy connecting with other participants from all over the world.
Early applications are encouraged. Please plan ahead to allow enough time for admission procedures and getting to know our online learning tools. Attention: We can only accept online applications.
The deadline for 2021 expired. Our application portal for the Short Courses 2022 opens on November 01, 2021.
Applicant's Profile | Online Course 2021
Multiple applications for different programs are possible.
You are welcome to apply if you:
- are at least 18 years old
- pursue your higher education
- completed your 1st/2nd year of studies
- study a degree related to our program
- are proficient in the English language
No previous knowledge is desirable for this course. The content is taught starting from the basics.
We are glad to announce that we award scholarships for selected programs every year. Regarding our Summer Schools in 2022, applications will be accepted from December onwards.
Detailed Topics Academic Content
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
Further Information & Downloads
Have a look at our formalities in order to receive more information on payment conditions and cancellation terms.
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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