Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management

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 + 1 124 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Ensar Mekić, Assist. Prof. Dr. Ensar Mekić Ensar Mekić, 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.

• 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.

  1. Operations management
  2. The strategic role of OM and strategy
  3. Process design and layout
  4. Process Technology
  5. Job design and work organization
  6. Planning and control
  7. Operations management
  8. Midterm
  9. Capacity and inventory planning
  10. Supply Chain Planning
  11. ERP
  12. JIT
  13. Project and quality planning
  14. Operations Improvement
  15. TQM


    • Interactive Lectures
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Discussions and group work
    • Problem solving
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Upon completion of this course, students should be able to understand understand basics of Production Management.
    • Gain knowledge and of skills that will help assume managing operations production positions.
    • Develop interpersonal and listening skills, teamwork, negotiating skills, analysis of problems and the evaluation of options, oral presentation, report writing, research techniques.
    • It will also provide bundle of case studies and real issues in existing companies.
    • 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 Examination11515
    Preparation for Final Examination13030
    Assignment / Homework/ Project12020
    Seminar / Presentation11010
    Total Workload: 124
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 5