IT Management for Manufacturing
2011-2012 - TØL4051 - 10 ECTS

On the basis of

TØL4021 Lean Leadership and Organization

Expected learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student is supposed to

 - have knowledge about the fundamentals in requirement engineering and management and its functions

- have knowledge about the effects of IT strategies on the manufacturing organization
 - have knowledge about specific IT related to manufacturing

 - communicate results and conclusions both oral and written with the discussion of knowledge and arguments which these are based on

- manage, organize and structure development and maintenance of IT infrastructure
 - evaluate and suggest IT platforms and infrastructures regarding to organizational strategic goal and business benefits
 - identify and analyze key components in a manufacturing organizations IT platform and IT infrastructure

 - describe the role of IT-systems and IT management have in manufacturing organizations
 - be aware how decisions about IT and management affects individuals, groups and organization


  • IS/IT management
  • Strategies for IS infrastructure
  • Requirements Engineering and Management
  • Sociotechnical aspects
  • Context awarene

Teaching Methods


Teaching Methods (additional text)

Lectures, presentations, tutorials, paper writing

Pedagogical use of web conferences

Streaming, recording and publishing of lectures

Form(s) of Assessment


Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Essay, value quality on final paper

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

2 internal examiners

Re-sit examination

New deadline for improved paper

Coursework Requirements

Participation in 60% of oral presentations or through internet

Teaching Materials

Galliers, B. and Leidner, D.E. Eds. “Strategic Information Management – Challenges and Strategies in Managing Information Systems” 4th ed. 2009. Routledge.

Collection of articles and book chapters