INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2016-2017

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
MAN 214 Production Management Undergraduate 3 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 5 2 + 1 119

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Nermina Durmić, Assist. Prof. Dr. Ensar Mekić Nermina Durmić, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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Production/operations management involves the integration of numerous activities and processes to produce products and services in a highly competitive global environment. This course considers the operations from a managerial perspective. At the end of the course students will have a fair understanding of the role Production/Operations Management plays in business processes.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
• Teach students basic concepts in production management;
• Support students to determine and evaluate production management characteristics and strategies for operational performance;
• Enable students formulate and appraise an operations processes, flow and layout and derive some changes to these to improve operational performance;
• Help students comprehend a selection of operation management concepts and principles, examine the current and potential application of these to an organisation and derive the most relevant to operational performance.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. CH1: Operations management
  2. CH2: Operations performance
  3. CH3: Operations strategy
  4. CH4: Process design
  5. CH5: Innovation and design in services and products
  6. CH6: Supply network design
  7. CH7: Layout and flow
  8. MID TERM EXAMS
  9. MID TERM EXAMS
  10. CH8 & 9: Process technology, People, jobs and organization – SITE VISIT
  11. CH11 & CH12: Capacity and Inventory Management
  12. CH15: Lean synchronization
  13. CH16: Project Management
  14. CH17: Quality Management
  15. CH17: Quality Management

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Presentation120
    Term Paper110
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Upon completion of this course, students should be able to understand basic concepts in production management.
    • Upon completion of this course, students should be able to determine and evaluate production management characteristics and strategies for operational performance.
    • Upon completion of this course, students should be able to formulate and appraise an operations processes, flow and layout and derive some changes to these to improve operational performance.
    • Upon completion of this course, students should be able to comprehend a selection of operation management concepts and principles, examine the current and potential application of these to an organisation and derive the most relevant to operational performance.
    • Upon completion of this course, students should be able to recognise and attempt to organise the complexity of an organisations operations and integrate operations management principles and concepts to assess and improve operational performance.
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Slack, N., Chambers, S. & Johnston, R. (2013). Operations Management, 7th. Ed., Pearson, England.

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)15230
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)15115
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination12020
    Preparation for Final Examination12525
    Assignment / Homework/ Project12525
    Seminar / Presentation 0
    Total Workload: 119
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 5