Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics

Department of Business Administration

Chair of Production and Operations Management
(Lehrstuhl für Produktion und Logistik)
o. Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Richard F. Hartl
Univ. Prof. Dr Karl Dörner

 040061 Smart Production and Supply Chain Management (MA) 

4 ECTS points

"Green Logistics"


Dates & Places

  • Tuesday 16:45-18:15 SE 1
  • Starting on October  4, 2016

Study Programs

  • Mag. internationale Betriebswirtschaft (KFK Production Management,  KFK SupplyChain Management, KFK Transportation Logistics)
  • Mag. Betriebswirtschaft (KFK Production Management,  KFK Supply Chain Management, KFK Transportation Logistics)
  • partly also KFK Operations Research
  • QEM - Quantitative Economics Master

Course Content

  • This course (Seminar) will focus on " Green Logistics"
  • Basic models and approaches from the literature will be discussed and some recent research articles will be presented. 


  • Regular presence and participation in discussion
  • Literature study
  • Presentation using slides (power Point or PDF)
  • Term paper (Seminararbeit)


  • This course (Seminar) is intended as the final course in a KFK. Thus, it should only be taken after some other courses in the corresponding area have been successfully completed.
  • The topic is related to "Transportation Logistics", but it is not necessary, that the corresponding KFK course has been taken before. 
  • Minimum requirement for admission is
    • "Transportation Logistics (TL)", "Production Analysis", or "Supply Chain Management" (current "Studienplan")

Basic Literature  

  •  (download via moodle)

Schedule "Würfelteil"

  • The first part of the course is a so called "Würfelseminar", i.e. certain topics are to be prepared by all participants. Every 10 minutes, say, a different person will be asked (at random -> Würfel) to present the next pages of the underlying literature. The purpose is
        (i) to obtain some common knowledge base by all participants, and 
        (ii) to facilitate discussion.
  • Literature for the "Würfelseminar": see "basic literature" above
Tentative schedule: 
  • October 4 , 2016introductory session
  • October 11, 2016:  basic literature 
  • October 25,2016 basic literature
  • November 8, 2016: basic literature
  • January 10, 2016 : presentation
  • January 17, 2016: presentation
  • January  24, 2016 presentation
  • January 31,2016 presentation

Schedule "Spezialteil"

In the second part each group of typically 2 participants will be given a special topic which has to be prepared and presented some weeks later (mainly in June). Also a term paper (Seminararbeit) must be written on this topic.

Term paper (Seminararbeit)

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