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Module WIW-LOG-SC-M-7

Scheduling (M, 4.5 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
WIW-LOG-SC-M-7 Scheduling 4.5 CP (135 h)


CP, Effort 4.5 CP = 135 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
Module Manager
Area of study [WIW-LOG] Logistics
Reference course of study [WIW-88.21-SG#2009] M.Sc. Business Studies (2009) [2009]
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
P 45 h 90 h - - PL1 4.5 SuSe
  • About [WIW-LOG-SC-K-7]: Title: "Scheduling"; Presence-Time: 45 h; Self-Study: 90 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (60 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: Examination only within the course

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • Classification and complexity of scheduling problems
  • Exact and heuristic solution procedures
  • Single and Parallel machine problems
  • Flow Shop, Job Shop and Open Shop problems
  • Applications of basic scheduling algorithms in logistics

Competencies / intended learning achievements

Upon successful completion of the module, students will be able to
  • analyze, structure, and formalize complex problems in scheduling,
  • independently identify and apply the right planning methods and tools in concrete decision-making situations,
  • apply the learned methods to new problems,
  • implement simple scheduling algorithms using a standard programming language.


  • Pinedo (2016): Scheduling, Theory, Algorithms, and Systems. Springer, Fifth edition.
  • Jaehn and Pesch (2019): Ablaufplanung, Einführung in Scheduling. Springer Gabler, Second edition.
  • Brucker and Knust (2006): Complex Scheduling. Springer.
  • Weitere Literatur wird in der Veranstaltung bekanntgegeben.


Lecture notes (slides), exercise sheets and additional material provided in Olat.

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)


Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [WIW-LOG-SC-M-7]

Module-Pool Name
[GS-CVT-BS-2022-E-MPOOL-6] Catalog Electives Business Studies and Economics 2022
[WIW-LOG-MPOOL-7] Field of Specialization: Logistics