Checking date: 20/05/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Advanced management frameworks and tools in CI 4.0
Master in Connected Industry 4.0 (Plan: 426 - Estudio: 357)

Coordinating teacher: DURAN HERAS, ALFONSO

Department assigned to the subject: Mechanical Engineering Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
No prerequisites
BASIC COMPETENCES CB7 That students know how to apply the knowledge acquired and their ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of study CB8 That students are able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of making judgments based on information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments CB9 That students know how to communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and ultimate reasons that sustain them to specialized and non-specialized audiences in a clear and unambiguous way GENERAL COMPETENCES CG4 Knowledge and understanding of the management principles applicable to productive and service environments. CG6 Capacity to adapt to changes in requirements associated with new products, new specifications and environments. SPECIFIC COMPETENCES CE10 Programmatic data processing capabilities in solving particular problems of the connected industry LEARNING RESULT After completing this subject matter, the student will be able to: - Design new flexible production systems of low and medium complexity that are capable of producing on demand - Manage the production of a medium-sized system and manage the supply
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
- Production and logistics planning and control. *** Operations strategy, design, R+D+I, service processes, distribution and warehousing - Management frameworks and information systems in CI 4.0 *** SCM IS, ERP, implementation and tailoring. Decisions and DSSs - Lean management and lean production *** Lean operations, Lean Management, Lean Construction - Project management tools *** PMBOK - Supply chain management and international SCM
Learning activities and methodology
FORMATIVE ACTIVITIES AF1 Lectures AF2 Practical sessions AF4 Laboratory sessions AF5 Tutorials AF6 Group work AF7 Individual work of the student AF8 Midterm and final exams Activity Code Total Hours Presential Hours Student's presentiality (%) AF1 12 12 100 AF2 6 6 100 AF4 3 3 100 AF5 2 2 100 AF6 25 0 0 AF7 25 0 0 AF8 2 2 100 TOTAL SUBJECT 75 25 33% TEACHING METHODOLOGY MD1 Teacher lectures with support of computer and audiovisual media, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed and the bibliography is provided to complement the students' learning. MD2 Critical reading of texts recommended by the teacher of the subject: articles, reports, manuals and / or academic articles, either for further discussion in class, or to expand and consolidate the knowledge of the subject. MD3 Resolution of practical cases, problems, etc. raised by the teacher individually or in groups. MD4 Exhibition and discussion in class of topics related to the content of the subject, as well as case studies. MD5 Writing reports and memorandum individually or within a workgroup.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Basic Bibliography
  • Laudon, K.C.; Laudon, J.P.. Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm. Prentice Hall. 2017
  • PMI. PMBOK guide. PMI. 2017
Additional Bibliography
  • Chase, R.B. Aquilano, N.J.; Jacobs, F.R. . Operations Management. McGraw-Hill.
  • Henry C. Lucas Jr. Information Technology: Strategic Decision Making for Managers. John Wiley & Sons.

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.