TEK2031 - Introduction to Operations management


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2017/2018

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 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 develope efficient and effective strategies for value creation

-be able to lead people in a continous improvement effort


-insight into the Lean paradigm

-insight of complexity of the work behind creating competitive advantages

Learning methods and activities

Ekskursjoner|Forelesninger|Gruppearbeid|Nettstøttet læring|Obligatoriske oppgaver|Oppgaveløsning|Refleksjon|Veiledning

Obligatoriske arbeidskrav:


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 and Management (BØKLED)
Engineering - Computer Science (BIDAT)
Mechanical Engineering (BIMAS)
One-year Programme in Technology Design (TEKDE)
Technology Design and Management (BTEKD)

Course materials

will be announced in the start of the course


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination** 100/100 C 2017-12-14 09:00 A146, 1.etg. A-bygg , A254, 2.etg. A-bygg , A154, 1.etg. A-bygg , A-atriet-2/3 (A-160) , A061, eksamensrom U-etg. A-bygg
Summer UTS Written examination 100/100 C
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
  • ** Dette er en digital eksamen: Ta med egen PC. Please note that this is a digital exam: Please bring your own computer. https://innsida.ntnu.no/wiki/-/wiki/Norsk/Digital+eksamen
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.