COIL Course Logistics and Business English - SustainComp

Participating countries:

Germany - USA

Participating universities: 

Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences (Heilbronn) - Bridgewater State University (Bridgewater)

COIL project description:

The project name is "SustainComp". This is a COIL project between Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA 02325, USA (Course MGMT 426 - Service Operations Management, Instructor: Dr. Xiangrong & University of Applied Sciences, Heilbronn, 74072 Heilbronn, Germany, (Course 382052: Logistics & Business English), Instructor: Prof. Annett Grossmann.

The main goal of this group project is to equip students with the new trend of applying the concept of sustainability in a service company. Eventually students can apply operations management skills/strategies learned in the classroom to assist decision making in the real business.

Every 2-5 students form a group based on similar interests. Students from different backgrounds are forming a team. In this project, each group needs to select a service organization and analyze its strategy in operations. The following parts need to be covered:

1. Basic background
2. Design of Service
3. Sustainability

The result is for each group to write a report and make a final presentation.


Summer term 2022

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