363-0768-00L  Lecture Cycle ETH and UZH: Logistics Management

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersT. Netland, H. Dietl
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


AbstractThe lecture cycle Logistics Management gives insight into trending topics and developments in industrial companies. Regional and international guest speakers from various firms will give presentations on industrial applications of innovative technologies and process innovations.
ObjectiveThis course provides a comprehensive overview of current (technological) developments and how they change operations. After successfully completing this course, students have:
(1) an understanding of operational and logistical processes in different industries.
(2) an overview of applications of new technologies in companies.
(3) knowledge about challenges as well as advantages of operational improvement measures.
ContentThis course gives a glimpse into the future of industrial practice. Logistics processes take place on different operational levels – in production, the organization as a whole, and multiple companies along the supply chain. Guest speakers will talk about the development of new technologies and their industrial application on different operational levels. Some presentations focus on company-specific improvement projects. The lectures will provide insights into industrial practice and discuss the motivation for operational improvement measures and the challenges organizations face in the process of changing operations.
Lecture notesThe presentations of the guest lectures will be provided.