wbk Institute of Production Science

Production Operations Management

Notes

It is a joint lecture of the Institute of Materials Handling and Logistics (IFL) and the Institute of Production Science (WBK). The institutes alternate with each cycle.

The lecture covers the basics of operations and supply chain management as well as business management basics in accounting, investment calculation and legal forms.

If you successfully passed this course you will be able to:

  • state the relevant technical terms of business administration, logistics and production engineering
  • describe the interrelation between these technical terms
  • describe the most important decision problems qualitatively and quantitatively
  • apply the appropriate decision models to solve the respective decision problems
  • critically evaluate the results and draw appropriate conclusions
  • extend the learned methods and models by researching on you own

The brick "Production Operations Management-Project" must be successfully completed before the course "Production Operations Management" can be completed.

Media:

Lecture notes will be provided in ilias (https://ilias.studium.kit.edu/).

regular attendance: 25 hours
self-study: 65 hours

Language of instructionDeutsch
Prerequisites

The brick "Production Operations Management-Project" must be successfully completed before the brick "Production Operations Management" can be completed.

Description

Media:

Lecture notes will be provided in ilias (https://ilias.studium.kit.edu/).

Bibliography

F. Robert Jacobs, Richard B. Chase (2014): Operations and supply chain management

Annotation

It is a joint lecture of the Institute of Materials Handling and Logistics (IFL) and the Institute of Production Science (WBK). The institutes alternate with each cycle.

Workload

regular attendance: 25 hours
self-study: 65 hours

Aim

If you successfully passed this course you will be able to:

  • state the relevant technical terms of business administration, logistics and production engineering
  • describe the interrelation between these technical terms
  • describe the most important decision problems qualitatively and quantitatively
  • apply the appropriate decision models to solve the respective decision problems
  • critically evaluate the results and draw appropriate conclusions
  • extend the learned methods and models by researching on you own