Course syllabus VPLP - Cases in Applied Logistics (ŠAVŠ - SS 2016/2017)

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Course title:
Cases in Applied Logistics
SS 2016/2017
Course supervisor:
Supervising department: Department of Logistics, Quality and Automotive Technology (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration:
Time allowance:
full-time, 2/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Type of study:
Form of teaching:
Mode of completion and credits:
Classified fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Course objective:
Introduction of choosen practical examples from practical logistics, which cover almost all logistic´s activities in ŠKODA AUTO, department of Logistics of the brand. In particular courses management of the departments gradually introduce concrete logistic´s processes.
Course methods:
- Lectures
- Excursions
- Management games
- Best practices
- Case studies
Course content:
Logistic's planning in ŠKODA AUTO (allowance 2/0)
JIS deliveries (allowance 2/0)
3.Logistic's in product development and starting of production (allowance 2/0)
Management of production planning (allowance 2/0)
Disposition of bought parts and material (allowance 2/0)
Transport of bought parts and material (allowance 2/0)
Warehouses and operative management - excursion in warehouse U6 (allowance 3/0)
Logistic's process in foreign countries production (allowance 2/0)
CKD center - Excursion (allowance 3/0)
10.Assembly lines delivering (allowance 2/0)
11.Optimalization projects in automotive industry (allowance 2/0)
Logistic's strategy of Škoda Auto, Green logistics, TEST (allowance 2/0)
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student:
Will explain the benefits of innovative logistics strategies
Will recognize the basics of Logistics management in the automotive industry
Will recognize the latest trends in logistics management in the automotive industry

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Direct teaching
     Attendance of lectures
24 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)
0 h
     Course reading and ongoing preparation18 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work28 h
     Preparation for final test
14 h
84 h
Assessment methods:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation
40 %
Term paper
40 %
Final test
20 %
100 %
Course completion:
Conditions for succesfull examination:
- max. 1 unauthorized absence on practise
- working out semestral paper assessing the subject, range: 1x A4
- successfull passing of final test
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
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Reading list:
PERNICA, P. Logistika pro 21. století. Praha : Radix, 2005. 570 p. ISBN 80-86031-59-4.
Language of instruction: Czech
GROS A KOLEKTIV, I. Velká kniha logistiky. Praha: VŠCHT Praha, 2016. 512 p. ISBN 978-80-7080-952-5.

SIXTA, J. -- ŽIŽKA, M. Logistika - používané metody. Brno: Computer Press, 2009. 238 p. ISBN 978-80-251-2563-2.
MAČÁT, V. -- SIXTA, J. Logistika - teorie a praxe. Brno: CP Books, 2005. 316 p. ISBN 80-251-0573-3.
LENORT, R. Průmyslová logistika.  [online]. 2012. URL:
Christhoper, M.: Logistics and Supply chain management. Pearsoned education limited. Great Britain. 2005. ISBN 0-273-68176-1

Study plans:
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Run in the period of:
Course tutor:
Ing. David Holman, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Teaching language: Czech
Room: Mladá Boleslav

Last modification made by Ing. Zuzana Hejhalová on 11/15/2017.

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