- The aim of the course is to expand the students’ knowledge in the sphere of operational production functions
- Develop initial skills in order to analyze production processes, human resources
- Improve thinking skills, developing the process of decision-making
- Develop skills of lean production and connected statistical tools
- Exploit methods of performance operational measurements
- The ability to suggest organizational and management decisions and to evaluate the conditions and consequences of these decisions
- Developing entry-level skills of process analysis, workforce issues, inventory management, quality and productivity, technology, and strategic planning
- Developing skills of the Lean Six Sigma methodology and related statistical tools at the green belt level of competency
- Expanding knowledge of the operations function
- Improving thinking skills used to enhance the business decision making process.
- Mastering analytical techniques of measuring efficiency of operations
- Providing an overview of operating decisions and practices in both manufacturing- and service-oriented firms
- 1. Operations strategy / Process Strategy determination
- 2. Design of Products and Services
- 3. Process and Product Quality
- 4. Aggregated Planning and Material Requirement planning
- 5. Lean manufacturing
- 6. Contemporary trends and Industry 4.0
- TestDuring the course would be provided 2 tests based on the material given in the lections, seminars and chapters of the book. The tests consists of 3 types questions: there are “multiple choice questions”, “yes/no questions” and “fill in the blanks questions”.
- Final TestDuring the course would be provided final test based on the material given in the lections, seminars and chapters of the book. The test consists of 3 types questions: there are “multiple choice questions”, “yes/no questions” and “fill in the blanks questions”.
- Class activityEach student can get a mark from 0 to 10 for the class activity. During the theoretical part of the course discussion, case solution, presentation students can be asked multiple questions or provide own comments.
- ExamThe exam is given in the form of examination cards. 2 theoretical questions and 1 case will be given to be solved. The defense is in oral form. Quality and reliability of student’s answer is assessed by the Lecturer/Seminarist.
- PresentationAll group of students should be divided into teams from 2-5 students. The presentation duration is 15 minutes and additional 15 minutes for the answering questions and discussion. Presentation should be in PDF format 15-20 slides and the WORD file 10 pages dedicated to the theoretical investigation, at least 1 practical case applicable to the topic of the presentation and conclusion over the topic, both files should be sent via e mail at least 24 hours before presentation. All students should be divided by equal proportion to the course syllabuses. The topics of presentation could not be repeated, it means each presentation should be dedicated to the individual topic.
- 2023/2024 1st module0.12 * Final Test + 0.6 * Exam + 0.04 * Class activity + 0.16 * Test + 0.08 * Presentation
- Ballou, R. H. (2012). Business logistics management : planning, organizing, and controlling the supply chain. Slovenia, Europe: Prentice-Hall International. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.7F7B29C
- Operations Management, 728 p., Slack, N., Chambers, S., Johnston, R., 2007
- Heizer, J., Render, B., & Munson, C. (2016). Operations Management: Sustainability and Supply Chain Management, Global Edition (Vol. Twelfth edition). Harlow, Essex: Pearson. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1419480
- Supply chain logistics management, Bowersox, D.J., 2013