Systematic Development of a Competence Profile for Industrial Logistics Engineering Education

Corina Pacher, Manuel Woschank*, Erwin Rauch, Bernd M. Zunk

*Corresponding author for this work

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In recent years, the systematic development of competencies based on the concept of Industry 4.0 can be considered as the main opportunity to strengthen the competitiveness of both small- and medium-sized enterprises and larger corporations. However, especially within the engineering disciplines, there still seems to be a lack of understanding in terms of building, respectively reshaping, application-orientated competence profiles according to the requirements and needs of industry and society. This paper designs an exemplary competence profile for industry logistics engineering education by referring to the recent literature on competence development. As a result, professional and transversal competences are discussed in the areas of inbound, production, and outbound logistics. The results can be used as a reference for the systematic development of transdisciplinary competence development within industrial engineering education initiatives.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)758-767
Number of pages10
JournalProcedia Computer Science
Publication statusPublished - 2022
Event3rd International Conference on Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing: ISM 2021 - Linz, Austria
Duration: 19 Nov 202121 Nov 2021


  • Competence Profile
  • Engineering Education
  • Industry 4.0
  • Logistics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)


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