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Operations Management

Module name (EN): Operations Management
Degree programme: Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: WIMAScWPF-W6
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 1V+1U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 3
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
WIMAScWPF-W6 Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2014, semester 1, optional course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
WIMASc215 Quality Management / Cost Management
WIMAScWPF-W16 Industry 4.0: Principles & Implementation

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Köhler
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Köhler

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will _
_ be familiar with the current challenges, constraints, requirements and tasks in operations management.
_ be familiar with existing organizational forms for production plants and be able to determine suitable organizational forms in accordance with given circumstances.
_ be able to derive a production strategy, implement it operationally and monitor it using a suitable key performance indicator system.
_ be familiar with existing concepts for the management of material flows, information flows, equipment and manpower and will be able to apply them to examples.
_ be familiar with strategies for integrating new products, as well as changing and discontinuing existing ones.
_ be familiar with selected strategies for optimizing a production area.

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Module content:
Strategic Aspects of Operations Management
- Introduction to, requirements, framework conditions and current challenges of operations management
- Management and leadership in the production environment
- Strategy development and implementation
- KPI systems for production
- Elements of production systems
- Organizational forms of production plants
Planning and Operational Aspects of Production Management
- Material flow management
- Information flow management
- Production equipment management
- Human resources and labor management
- New products, change & discontinuation management
- Improvement management

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Teaching methods/Media:
Projector-presentation, blackboard, lecture notes, case studies, discussions, group work

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Recommended or required reading:
R. Vahrenkamp: Produktionsmanagement. 6. Auflage, Oldenburg Verlag, München, 2008
G. Fandel, A. Fistek, S. Stütz: Produktionsmanagement. 2. Auflage, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, 2011
S. Kiemer, N. Maier-Scheubeck, R. Obermaier, M. Weiß: Produktionsmanagement, 9. Auflage, Oldenburg Verlag, München, 2009
H.-P. Wiendahl: Betriebsorganisation für Ingenieure. 8. Auflage, Carl Hanser Verlag, München, 2014
H.-O. Günther, H. Tempelmeier: Produktion und Logistik. 6. Auflage, Springer, Berlin/Heidelberg, 2005
G. Hachtel, U. Holzbaur: Management für Ingenieure in Produktion und Logistik. Vieweg+Teubner, Wiesbaden, 2010

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