330.176 Supply Chain Management
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to describe essential terms, basic models, methods, tools and concepts of Supply Chain Management and to execute the added value of Supply Chain Management.   

Subject of course

The main contents of this lecture are as follows:

  • Theoretical Basics of Supply Chain Management
  • Principles, conceptual definitions, boundaries, tasks, requirements as well as goals and conflicts of objectives of the SCM
  • Components of a Value-Added Network
  • Structure and network types of the supply chain
  • Added value through SCM
  • Process orientation in SCM
  • The SC Reference Model and the SCOR Model
  • Developments and their impact on supply chain management
  • Process management to optimize the supply chain
  • Cost transparency along the supply chain
  • Increased customer requirements in the supply chain
  • Shortened product lifecycles and impact on supply chain management
  • Bullwhip effect and its effect
  • Methods for material structuring
  • Overview with focus on the SCM core processes planning, procurement, production, delivery and return
  • Overview with focus on the supporting SCM processes Controlling, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Risk Management

Teaching methods

In the course of a three-day block event, the course contents will be presented and discussed with you on the basis of practical case studies.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Lehrveranstaltungskonzept für SS2021:

  • Die Vorlesungsfolien wurden in TUWEL hochgeladen und sind ab März verfügbar
  • Anstatt der 3-tätigen Blockveranstaltung wird ein Live-Termin in Form einer Webkonferenz abgehalten
  • Der Termin und Link dazu finden Sie zeitgerecht im TISS
  • Es wird ein Rechenbeispiel geben, welches Anfang der KW 22 in TUWEL hochgeladen wird und im Rahmen des Live-Termins durchgerechnet wird

Agenda für die Webkonferenz:



09:00 - 09:15

Vorstellung und Einleitung

09:15 - 10:45


10:45 - 11:45

Beantwortung der gesammelten Fragen

11:45 - 12:00


Zur Vorbereitung für den Termin:

  • Bitte führen Sie sich die Vorlesungsfolien vor dem Live-Termin zu Gemüte
  • Nutzen Sie das Forum, um auftretende Fragen zu stellen. Diese werden gesammelt und beim Live-Termin beantwortet
  • Anfang der KW 22 wird die Angabe zum Rechenbeispiel online gestellt - bitte lesen Sie sich die Angabe vor dem Live-Termin durch

Bitte nutzen Sie das Forum, um Fragen zu stellen. Organisatorische Fragen werden direkt im Forum beantwortet, inhaltliche Fragen werden gesammelt und am Live-Termin beantwortet.

Link zur Vorlesungseinheit via MS Teams:




Course dates

Tue09:00 - 12:0008.06.2021 https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_OGVmOTJjYzYtMzg4OS00YjVmLWI1NTktYmFhYjQ2ODlkN2Jj%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22c27ae197-4be4-4876-ad14-8ebd06f2db19%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22fd37fb29-4c75-43ed-bfae-89c74312f7db%22%7d (LIVE)Vorlesung
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

In order to take part in an examination, it is necessary to register in time (for the respective examination date) in TISS. Students who do not meet the registration deadline cannot take part in the exam! Enquiries in this regard will not be answered!

Examination Barriers

In accordance with the study regulations (Mitteilungsblatt 2014, 3. Stück; Nr.22), the following rules apply to the cancellation of examinations.

§ 18a. (1)) The students are entitled to cancel their examinations orally, in writing or electronically with the examiner or dean of studies at the latest two working days before the day of the examination.

(2) If students do not appear for an examination without having cancelled their registration in accordance with paragraph 1, the Dean of Studies is entitled to exclude these students from the registration for this examination for a period of eight weeks at the suggestion of the examiner. This period begins on the examination day on which the student, despite having registered correctly, did not appear without having cancelled his/her registration beforehand. The affected students must be informed of the suspension in an appropriate manner.

(3) If the student can prove that he/she has been prevented from deregistering in due time in accordance with paragraph 1 by a valid reason (e.g. accident) or another reason worthy of special consideration, the suspension must be lifted.

It should be noted that use is made of the option set out in paragraph (2) for students who do not appear at the examination without prior deregistration.

Examinations: Registration by e-mail to lehreBTSP@tuwien.ac.at


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu17:00 - 18:3020.01.2022 https://tuwel.tuwien.ac.at/course/view.php?id=40827written20.12.2021 09:00 - 18.01.2022 09:00TISSOnline-Prüfung

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
20.02.2021 08:00 30.06.2021 08:00 30.06.2021 08:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge in production, logistics, quality, process and project management