Logistics & Production

New knowledge for a dynamic industry

The logistics industry is in an ongoing state of flux, characterised by new technologies in the realms of information and communications, reallocation of tasks in the supply chain and broad-based expectations regarding the skills of logistics professionals. Take advantage of our wide range of logistics courses to keep your employees up-to-date with the very latest knowledge and expertise in this field.

Master Industrial Production Management (M.Sc.)

Only available in German.

The part-time master degree program Industrial Production Management (M.Sc.) is offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Kassel in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK. It is a continuing education program that focusses on the holistic understanding and management of industrial processes and systems.

Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Only available in German.

The Logistics and Supply Chain Management master's program brings together the areas of logistics and supply chain management (SCM): The design of complex value chains and networks today increasingly requires a holistic and integrated view of logistics and SCM.

Bachelor of Science in Logistics Management

Only available in German.

This distance learning program, which is offered in a collaboration between Fraunhofer IML and EuroFH Hamburg, is aimed both at people working in the field of logistics and at new entrants to the profession who are looking to acquire their first academic logistics qualification. The Bachelor of Science in Logistics Management excels in its presentation of key business skills and its strong focus on logistics technologies and their applications.

Variation Management

The demand for customized and sustainable system solutions is growing tremendously in almost all market segments. More systematic and strategic approaches for managing the necessary product variants are required and available. To meet theese challenges the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE offers a three day seminar in Variation Management with a focus on information systems in product lines.

Value Stream Engineering

Only available in German.

Participants learn how optimized value stream-oriented production works by studying the value stream engineering methods developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO. These methods can be used to simultaneously make production systems efficient and individualized, ultimately resulting in optimization of the production chain.

Lean Logistics

Companies today face increasing challenges through changing customer requirements, fluctuating markets and rising cost pressures. Lean Management in this context is an appropriate solution to respond to the needs and wishes of different customers. The seminar Lean Logistics starts June 2014 and is offered by the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS and the Fraunhofer Academy.

Inventory Management

Only available in German.

The seminar on inventory management shows how the optimal inventory level both within the company as well as between companies can be analyzed and attained by new methods. The three-day seminar is offered by the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics IML and the Fraunhofer Academy and is offered to those interested in the fields of industry and commerce.

Human-Robot Interaction

Only available in German.

By combining the advantages of humans and robots, collaborating robots are the means of choice to be able to flexibly and efficiently produce sinking batch sizes of the required quality. Uncertainties arise from the rapid development of new safety sensors, changes in standardization and new types of hardware and software. The seminar teaches the legal basics of human-robot cooperation and demonstrates the advantages of HRI for the plant operator based on practical examples.

Professional in Product Lifecycle Management

Only available in German.

The efficient handling of product data and development knowledge is one of the key challenges in today's product development. The interaction between digital technology and modeling, information networking, software functionality and the processes and methods for needs-based decision-making along the entire product and factory life must still be established as a core competence.  

Our courses in logistics are only available in German.

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