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Fakultät BCI

Wertschöpfung in der chemischen Industrie

Type Lecture (1 SWS) + Exercise (2 SWS)
Credits 4
Rhythm Summer Semester
Bachelor / Master Master
Audience CIW, BIW, PSE, CCB
Language German
LSF number (VL + Ü) 065054
Moodle Room

TC - Wertschöpfung in der chem. Ind.

Please refer to the LSF for the most recent in­for­mation.

Course Content

This course gives an overview of value creation in the chemical industry and introduces methods how to increase value creation in the industrial environment. The value chains of the chemical industry will be elaborated. The focus is on fossil and renewable raw materials and widely used processes. After explaining the basic principles, processes and raw materials will be explained and evaluated, taking into account the business dimension. Examples from industry will be used to illustrate value creation in the pharmaceutical, specialty chemical and large-scale chemical sectors. Finally, management tools for increasing value creation will be presented and practiced with the students.In the lecture, presentations will be prepared in homework, so that the time required for the lecture is 60h.

Aquired competences

Students will be able to:

  • Recognize and critically apply business management interrelationships in the chemical industry
  • Grasp the interrelationships between raw materials, processes and economic success and independently give suggestions for improvement
  • Critically present and recognize current developments in the chemical industry and their impact on economic success
  • Apply current management tools to increase value creation, both strategically and operationally

Further Details

Exam Oral (or written) - 30 (60) min
Preliminaries -
Literature M. Welge, A. Al-Laham, Strategisches Management. Grundlagen –Prozess –Implementierung, 6. Auflage, Sprin-ger Gabler Verlag, Wiesbaden, 2012

The slides of the course and any additional materials such as literature lists and website recommendations will be published in the virtual workrooms in Moodle provided for this purpose. Details will be announced at the beginning of the course.

Only the in­for­mation found in the LSF and the most recent edition of the Modulhandbuch der Fa­kul­tät Bio- und Chemie­ingenieur­wesen is binding. The content on this page may not reflect the most up-to-date in­for­mation.