INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2015-2016

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
MAN 302 Production Management Undergraduate 3 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 5 2 + 1 113 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Edin SMAJIC, Senior Teaching Assistant edin smajic Nedim Čelebić, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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COURSE OBJECTIVE
To familiarize the students with the basic concepts and principles of operations management and to improve the analytical thinking and modelling abilities of the students on quantitative management problems. The course includes topics such as systems, models and modelling approaches, decision analysis, certainty, risk and uncertainty conditions, linear programming, sensitivity analysis and transportation and assignment problems

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  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. Capacity and inventory planning
  8. Mid-term
  9. Supply Chain Planning
  10. ERP
  11. JIT
  12. Project and quality planing
  13. Operations Improvement
  14. TQM
  15. Review

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Presentation
    • Discussions and group work
    • Field trips
    • Problem solving
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Homework120
    Problem solving
    Midterm Exam(s)120
    Presentation110
    Attendance110
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Determine and evaluate operations management characteristics and strategies for operational performance.
    • Formulate and appraise an operations processes, flow and layout and derive some changes to these to improve operational performance
    • 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
    • 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)
    • 1. Operations Management, Nigel Slack, Stuart Chambers, Robert Johnston, 6e, 2010
    • 2. Production and Operations Management, Joseph S. Martinich

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)22856
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)11414
    Midterm Examination (1 week)111
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination224
    Preparation for Final Examination2816
    Assignment / Homework/ Project2816
    Seminar / Presentation144
    Total Workload: 113
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 5