TPK4100 - Operation Management

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours A

Course content

The main focus of this course is to provide knowledge about management and control of manufacturing company. Key functions and processes in manufacturing enterprises as seen from both a strategically and operational perspective are explained. Basic theories, analytical methods and techniques are examined for the following areas: Production strategy and processes, production planning and control (control model), production layout planning, information systems, logistics and supply chain management, performance management, production economics and sustainability.

Learning outcome

Knowledge:
- Basic knowledge about the production and operational system of modern manufacturing enterprises.
- Understanding and use of relevant models, analytical methods and techniques.
- Insight into what constitute core technologies within the respective processes.
- Fundamental understanding of report-writing.

Skills:
- Ability to apply acquired knowledge for developing holistic solutions within production and operational management.
- Ability to transform theories into practical application based on well-founded choices of relevant alternative solutions.
- Critically and independently evaluate analytical tools, methods, technical models and solutions.

General competence (attitudes):
- Understand the role of the production engineer in a broader societal perspective.
- Cooperate and contribute to multidisciplinary interaction.
- Communicate technical production problems and solutions.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises and project work carried out in groups.

Compulsory assignments

  • Project work

Further on evaluation

Mandatory work from previous semester can be accepted by the Department by re-take of an examination if there haven't been any significant changes later.

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

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.

Required previous knowledge

None.

Course materials

To be announced at semester start.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIO3005 7.5

Timetable

Detailed timetable

Examination

Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 A 2017-12-20 09:00
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
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