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Module WIW-LOG-SP-M-7

Facility Location and Network Design (M, 4.5 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
WIW-LOG-SP-M-7 Facility Location and Network Design 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.
Facility Location and Network Design
P 45 h 90 h - - PL1 4.5 SuSe
  • About [WIW-LOG-SP-K-7]: Title: "Facility Location and Network Design"; 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.


  • Median Problems
  • Covering Problems
  • Warehouse-Location-Problems
  • Center Problems
  • Dispersion Problems
  • Hub-Location-Problems

Competencies / intended learning achievements

Upon successful completion of the module, students will be able to
  • to analyze, structure, formalize and solve complex problems of site planning and network design,
  • to independently select the right planning methods and tools and apply them in concrete decision-making situations,
  • to transfer the learned methods to tasks that are new to them.


  • Daskin, M. S. (1995). Network and discrete location: Models, algorithms, and applications. Wiley.
  • Domschke, W. & Drexl, A. (1996). Logistik: Standorte. De Gruyter Oldenbourg.
  • Additional literature will be announced during the lecture.


Lecture slides, exercise sheets and other materials on the Olat course website.

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)


Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [WIW-LOG-SP-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