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Academic year
IAR071 - Production management
 
Owner: TAUTA
4,0 Credits (ECTS 6)
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Level: A
Department: 45 - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS


Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 No Sp
0103 Examination 4,0 c Grading: TH   4,0 c   23 May 2006 pm V,  10 Jan 2006 am V,  28 Aug 2006 am V

In programs

TAUTA AUTOMATION AND MECHATRONICS ENGENEERING, Year 4 (elective)
TAUTA AUTOMATION AND MECHATRONICS ENGENEERING - Automation, Year 3 (compulsory)

Examiner:

Professor  Pär Åhlström


Replaces

IAR070   Production management


Eligibility:

For single subject courses within Chalmers programmes the same eligibility requirements apply, as to the programme(s) that the course is part of.

Course specific prerequisites

2844 or similar.

Aim

Aim and goals
The main aim of the course is to give a basic understanding of the strategic effects of designing, managing and improving operations.
The course takes a broad perspective of operations. The operations function within a company is concerned with managing the resources that produce and deliver goods and services.

Goal

To realize the main aim, a number of learning objectives are used. Upon completing the course, the student should have a basic understanding of:
The strategic characteristics of different types of operations.
How operations can contribute to a company s strategic success.
Consequences of strategic capacity decisions.
Strategic effects of choice of layout and process technology.
Strategic effects of managing the relationship between the company s resources and demands for goods and services.
Different approaches to improving operations.
Ways of managing complexity in operations.
The meaning of lean production and how companies can use its principles for improved competitive benefit.

Examination


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