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Diversity Management



#70041 / #3

WS 2019/20 - WS 2019/20

Fakultät VII

H 90

Institut für Technologie und Management

37331100 FG Logistik

Straube, Frank

Straube, Frank

POS-Nummer PORD-Nummer Modultitel
21476 35384 Diversitymanagement

Learning Outcomes

Students of the module are given a general overview of different topics concerning diversity management. Theyare put in the position to understand diverse backgrounds of employees in companies and learn how to deal with them. The module is tought interactively.


The module "Diversity Management" teaches the basics of corporate diversity management. The module is recommended to students, who aspire a leadership position in an interational operating company or organization and who want to learn, how diverse teams can performe effectively. Concretely, the module deals with understanding how the diversity of a company's workforce along the dimensions: gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, relegion and professional and academic background can be used to achieve the corporate goals. It also addresses the specific role of corporate and team culture that need to customize it according to the executives. The course provides the necessary theoretical background, which is complemented by concrete case studies and best practicesfrom business cases.

Module Components


All Courses are mandatory.

Course Name Type Number Cycle Language SWS VZ
Diversitymanagement IV 73 110 L 8896 WS/SS English 4

Workload and Credit Points

Diversitymanagement (IV):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Class attendance 15.0 4.0h 60.0h
Class preparation and follow-up 15.0 4.0h 60.0h
Exam preparation 1.0 60.0h 60.0h
180.0h(~6 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 180.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 6 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

The module offered takes the form of an integrated block course with a sequence of theory and practically designed exercise blocks, in which course contents are summarised and deepened.

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

Interest in dealing with diversity in the company and initial practical experience in the company.

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

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Module completion



Type of exam

Portfolio examination

Type of portfolio examination

100 points in total



Test elements

Name Points Categorie Duration/Extent
Paper 50 written ca. 15 pages
Presentation 50 oral 10 minutes

Grading scale

Test description (Module completion)

The portfolio examination consists of the following elements, adding up to a maximum of 100 credits. The grading follows the joint conversion key of the School of Economics and Management (decision of the school's council dated May 28, 2014 - FKR VII-4/8-28.05.2014).

Duration of the Module

The following number of semesters is estimated for taking and completing the module:
1 Semester.

This module may be commenced in the following semesters:
Winter- und Sommersemester.

Maximum Number of Participants

The maximum capacity of students is 25.

Registration Procedures

At the beginning of each semester, an information lecture ("Infoveranstaltung") is offered for all students interested in studying logistics. Place and time of this event will be announced on the information boards of the Chair of Logistics and on the homepage ( Attendance at this event is highly recommended. Registrations for all courses at the chair of logistics take place in this event.

Recommended reading, Lecture notes

Lecture notes

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Electronical lecture notes

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Recommended literature
No recommended literature given.

Assigned Degree Programs

This module is used in the following Degree Programs (new System):

Verwendungen (2)
Studiengänge: 2 Stupos: 2 Erstes Semester: WS 2019/20 Letztes Semester: WS 2019/20

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