Checking date: 28/09/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Engineering Management I
Study: Bachelor in Industrial Technologies Engineering (256)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
No prerequisites.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
- Identify the need of Manufacturing Planning an Control Systems and know their characteristics. - Differentiate the adequacy of such systems and tools to different types of business.
Description of contents: programme
Manufacturing Planning an Control systems (MPC) Aggregate Production Planning Dependent Demand Inventory Systems Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Capacity Management Master Production Schedule (MPS) Shop Floor Control Theory of Constraints (TOC) Push, Pull and CONWIP Systems
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures, exercises, practical sessions, cases and assignments to be carried out by the students and discussed during the sessions, complementary readings.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Vollmann, T.E.; Berry, W.L.; Whybark, D.C.. Sistemas de planificación y control de la fabricación. Irwin. 1995
Additional Bibliography
  • Chase, R.B.; Jacobs, F.R.; Aquilano, N.J.. Administración de operaciones: producción y cadena de suministros. McGraw-Hill. 2009
  • Schroeder, R.G.. Administración de operaciones: conceptos y casos contemporáneos. McGraw-Hill. 2011
  • Silver, E.A.; Pyke, D.F.; Peterson, R.. Inventory management and production planning and scheduling. John Wiley and Sons. 1998

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.