Department assigned to the subject: Department of Mechanical Engineering
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
Competence to design and manage production systems
Capability to analyze the relationship between a product¿s design and the traits of its production process
Understanding of the key Operations Management concepts and techniques in industrial envirnoments
Description of contents: programme
* Operations Management
** The Operations Management subsystem
* Typology of production processes.
** Products vs. processes
* Inventory management
** Independent stochastic demand
** Inventory management models
* Dependent demand.
** Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
** Finite and infinite capacity planning
* Constraints theory
** Application of Constraints theory in Operations environment
** Application of Constraints theory in Project environment
* Lean Systems
** Just in Time
** From Lean Production to Lean Management
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures, exercises, practical sessions, cases and assignments to be carried out by the students and discussed during the sessions, readings assigned by the instructor or identified by the students.
% end-of-term-examination 60
% of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Chase, R.B.; Aquilano, N.J.; Jacobs, F.R. . Administración de Operaciones. Producción y Cadena de suministros. McGraw-Hill. 2009 - Ed. 12
Jacobs, F.R.; Berry, W.L.; Whybark, D.C.; Vollmann, Th.E.. Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems for Supply Chain Managemen.. Mc Graw Hill. 2010 - Ed. 6
Santos, J.; Wysk, R.; Torres, J.M. . Mejorando la producción con lean thinking.. Pirámide.. 2010
Schroeder, R. G. . Administración de Operaciones. Concepto y Casos Contemporáneos. . Mc Graw Hill. . 2011- Ed. 5
The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.