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SMF2298F - Introduction to Operations management

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Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours C

Course content

- Product and service production

- Decision making models

- Project management

- Process design and analysis of processes

- Measurement of process efficiency

- Process constraints and resource scarcity

- Continuous improvement

- Lean philosophy and execution

- Inventory management

- Forecasts and operational planning

Learning outcome

Knowledge:

- have knowledge of how effective value creation takes place internally in a company

- have knowledge of the connection between the company's strategy and production processes

- have knowledge of how technology and people should work together to create a competitive advantage

Skills:

- able to develop effective value creation strategies for companies

- able to analyze the company's internal and external processes and to find areas for improvement

- able to lead the continuous improvement work that ensures the company's competitive advantages

General competence:

- have an understanding of the processes involved in a company, and the differences between goods and service production

- have an understanding of process limitations

- have an understanding of the Lean paradigm

- have an understanding of the role of plans and forecasts for efficiency in production

- have an understanding of the complexity and diversity required to achieve competitive advantage

Learning methods and activities

The teaching plan will initially be based on digital learning methods and mandatory assignments.

Compulsory assignments

  • Approved Exercises

Further on evaluation

Re-sit of written exam in August.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Business Administration (part-time) (BØKLED-F)
Mechanical Engineering (BIMAS-F)

Course materials

Krajewski, L., J, Malhotra, M., K.: Operations Management, Processes and Supply Chain, 13. ed., Globla Edition, Pearson, 2022

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SMF2298 7.5
TEK2031F 7.5 AUTUMN 2018
TEK2031 7.5 AUTUMN 2018
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Facts

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

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: 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

Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 C 2023-12-06 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL310 turkis sone Sluppenvegen 14 2
M438 Eksamensrom 4.etg, Inngang D Mustad, Inngang D 26
Narvik Eksternt eksamenssted 0
Italia Eksternt eksamenssted 0
Summer UTS School exam 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.
Examination

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