European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

B8/F3-2:
Production and Operations Management

Course code: 181780
Language of instruction: English
Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Aleksandar S. Jovanovic (Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies GmbH)
Assessment: Defined in the module

Short description

This course aims to highlight the implementation of requirements into processes and actual operations. With regards to global environment that companies are facing nowadays, the course will cover a broad range of topics going from forecasting to quality control. Case analysis will be presented in order to make the bridge between theory and practice.

Objectives

At the end on the course, attendees are expected to:

-Understand the impact of a global business environment
-Be aware of the interrelation with other business functions
-Be able to explain why forecasting is important
-Be able to plan material requirements
-Understand the concept of aggregate planning
-Know the importance of quality control
-Be comfortable with the information technology tools needed for an integrated supply chain

Target Attendees / Participants

This module prepares current master of engineering students who will be involved in the field of reliability, safety, risk and maintenance and experts (maintenance leaders, safety engineers, etc.).

Course Content by Units

The course will cover the following topics:

-Introduction to operations and supply management
-Material requirement planning
-Integrated supply chain
-Forecasting and scheduling
-Place of production and operation management in the overall process
-Inventory management
-Value chain

Teaching Methods

This course will be taught through a mix of cases, discussions, lectures, individual assignments, and group projects.

Literature

Porter, Albert (2011). Operations Management. Bookboon.
Young, Scott T (2010). Essentials of Operations Management. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.


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(Course profile ID: B8/F3-2:, generated on November 12, 2018)