SMF2298 - Introduction to Operations management


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 3 hours C

Course content

setting goals and managing with shortage of resources
Value creation strategies and strategic management
Development process for products and processes
Value creation process
Continous improvement
Lean philosophy, implementation and transformation
Knowledge creation and learning

Learning outcome

After completing the course, the student is supposed to have:
-insight into how a company can have effective and efficient value creation
-insight into how technology and people should work to create competitive advantages
-be able to develop efficient and effective strategies for value creation

Learning methods and activities

Ekskursjoner|Forelesninger|Gruppearbeid|Nettstøttet læring|
Obligatoriske oppgaver|Oppgaveløsning|Refleksjon|Veiledning
Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:3 Assignment

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved Exercises

Further on evaluation

Re-sit of written exam in August.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Business Administration (BØA)
Business Administration (ØA369)
Business Administration and Management (BØKLED)
Engineering - Computer Science (BIDAT)
Logistics (BLOG)
Mechanical Engineering (BIMAS)
Technology Design and Management (BTEKD)

Course materials

will be announced in the start of the course

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SMF2298F 7.5
TEK2031 7.5 01.09.2018
TEK2031F 7.5 01.09.2018
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2020

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund , Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 C INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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