Introduction to Operations management
2015-2016 - TEK2031 - 10 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student is supposed to have:
KNOWLEDGE:
* insight into how a company can have effective and efficient value creation
* insight into how technology and people should work to create competitive advantages
SKILLS:
* be able to develope efficient and effective strategies for value creation
* be able to lead people in a continous improvement effort
GENERAL COMPETENCE:
* insight into the Lean paradigm
* insight of complexity of the work behind creating competitive advantages

Topic(s)

* setting goals and managing with shortage of resources
* Value creation strategies and strategic management
* Development process for products and processes
* Value creation process
* continous improvement
* Lean philosophy, implementation and transformation
* Knowledge creation and learning

Teaching Methods

Lectures
Group works
Mandatory assignments

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 4 hours

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

3 oblig must be delivered within correct time
 

Grading Scale

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

Re-sit examination

Re-sit August 2016

Examination support

C: Specified printed and hand-written support material is allowed. A specific basic calculator is allowed.

Coursework Requirements

 None

Teaching Materials

will be announced in the start of the course