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International Business Administration

Production & Operations Management

Exam number: 3043

Semester: from 1st semester

Duration of the module: One semester

Form of the module (i.e. obligatory, elective etc.): Elective

Frequency of module offer: Each summer semester

Prerequisites: None

Applicability of module for other study programmes:
Obligatory or elective in other study programmes. For further information check regulations of the study programme.

Person responsible for module: Prof. Dr. Christian Almeder

Name of the professor: Prof. Dr. Christian Almeder

Language of teaching: English

ECTS-Credits (based on the workload): 6

Workload and its composition (self-study, contact time):
Contact time (Lecture, tutorial etc.): 45 h; self-study: 135 h

Contact hours (per week in semester): 3

Methods and duration of examination:
Successful written exam (120 min.)

Emphasis of the grade for the final grade: Please check regulations of the study programme

Aim of the module (expected learning outcomes and competencies to be acquired):
Aim of the course is to introduce students to problems arising in the management of production processes and make them familiar with traditional and recent approaches to address and solve these problems. Topics to be covered are Aggregate Planning, Capacity and Material Planning, Scheduling and Integrated Production Planning and Control Techniques.

Contents of the module:
The main topics of the course are:
- Introduction to production and operations management
- Aggregate planning
- Capacity planning
- Master production schedule and material requirements planning
- Scheduling

Teaching and learning methods:
Lectures, exercises

Literature (compulsory reading, recommended literature):
The material of the course is mainly based on:
Production: Planning, Control and Integration by Sipper and Bulfin, McGraw-Hill, 1997.
Factory Physics by Hopp and Spearman, McGraw-Hill, 1996.
Produktionsmanagement by Günther and Tempelmeier, Springer, 1995.
Produktionsplannung by Domschke, Scholl and Voss, Springer, 1997.
Heuristic Scheduling Systems by Morton and Pentico, Wiley, 1993.

Further information:
Registration in Moodle Viadrina required.