Seminar Production Planning (R-Module)
Exam number: 6760
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: Successful exam of Production & Operations Management. Maximum 15 participants. More information regarding the organization and the registration can be found on the Chair’s website.
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.): 15 h; self-study: 165 h
Contact hours (per week in semester): 1
Methods and duration of examination:
Successful preparation of a seminar paper of 10-15 pages (and a 20-30 min. presentation of the results of the paper)
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 deepening the knowledge to problems arising in production planning and making students familiar with state-of-the-art approaches and recent research results in that area. Selected topics from operational and tactical production planning, lot-sizing, scheduling, material requirements planning, robust planning, hierarchical planning, production planning and control, etc. will be discussed.
Contents of the module:
Advanced topics in the area of production planning.
Teaching and learning methods:
Special features (e.g. percentage of online-work, practice, guest speaker, etc.):
Lecture notes and additional material are provided online. Presentations of special topics and case-studies by students.
Literature (compulsory reading, recommended literature):
Registration in Moodle Viadrina required.