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Business Science III: Intelligence, Logistics and Operations (4V, 6.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes and tutorials (V/U/T) 6.0 CP
4 V Lecture 60 h 120 h
(4V) 6.0 CP 60 h 120 h


CP, Effort 6.0 CP = 180 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [1] Bachelor (General)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [WIW-POM] Production Management
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


The course covers basic concepts, models and methods for selected topics in the area of Intelligence, Logistics & Operations:
  • Decision-theoretical basics of business administration (individual decisions regarding security and risk versus multi-person decisions)
  • Introduction to Operations Research
  • Mathematical decision models
  • Linear and integer linear optimization
  • Introduction to production management
  • Batch size and machine occupancy planning
  • Introduction to Logistics Management
  • Location and route planning


  • U. Thonemann, Operations Management: Concepts, methods and applications, Pearson Studium, Munich, 2005, ISBN 978-3-8273-7120-1.
  • Helber, Stefan (2020): Operations Management Tutorial. 2nd Ed., publishing house Stefan Helber, Hildesheim.
  • Domschke, Wolfgang; Scholl, Armin: Grundlagen der Betriebswirtschaftslehre: An introduction from a decision-oriented perspective, 4th edition. Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer 2008

Lecture slides, exercise sheets and other materials are made available through the Olat course page.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [WIW-BEL-GBWLIII-K-1]

Module Name Context
[WIW-BWL-GBWLIII-M-1] Business Studies III: Intelligence, Logistics and Operations P: Obligatory 4V, 6.0 LP