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Production and Operations Management in the Automotive Industry

6 LP

English

#70338 / #3

Seit WS 2018/19

Fakultät VII

FH 4-7

Institut für Betriebswirtschaftslehre

37321200 FG Industrielles Produktions- und Dienstleistungsmanagement

Volling, Thomas

Langer, Lissy

service@pom.tu-berlin.de

POS-Nummer PORD-Nummer Modultitel
2347999 39714 Production and Operations Management in the Automotive Industry

Learning Outcomes

After the successful completion of this module, students have an understanding of the tasks related to production and operations management in the automotive industry. They are able to apply qualitative and quantitative methods to tackle problems arising in strategical, tactical and operational planning situations and know how to make appropriate use of related software. Considering state-of-the-art research, they are able to critically assess the potentials and limitations of different planning methods and are qualified to adapt them to new planning situations.

Content

The module gives an overview of the most important tasks related to production and operations management in the automotive industry and discusses how techniques from forecasting and optimization can be used to provide computer-based decision support. It presents specific challenges automotive managers face in strategical, tactical and operational planning situations and discusses state-of-the-art concepts and methods to tackle these challenges. Case studies and various examples from industry are used for illustration and exercise reasons. By adopting and extending provided model formulations, students improve their skills in the application of methods from operations research to industry problems.

Module Components

Pflichtgruppe:

All Courses are mandatory.

Course Name Type Number Cycle Language SWS
Production and Operations Management in the Automotive Industry IV 72 120 L 9620 SS English 4

Workload and Credit Points

Production and Operations Management in the Automotive Industry (IV):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Class attendance 15.0 4.0h 60.0h
Class preparation and follow-up 15.0 4.0h 60.0h
Exam preparation 1.0 60.0h 60.0h
180.0h (~6 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 180.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 6 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

The given module is an integrated course consisting of teaching, exercise and discussion elements. In the lecture sessions the covered topics will be motivated using applications from industry. Basic solution concepts and methods will be covered in theory and will be discussed with the students. In the practice sessions the content of the lectures will be revisited. Students will deepen their knowledge through case studies and hands-on calculation exercises.

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

Module #70183: Marketing and Operations Management passed successfully

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

No information

Module completion

Grading:

graded

Type of exam:

Oral exam

Language:

English

Duration/Extent:

No information

Duration of the Module

This module can be completed in one semester.

Maximum Number of Participants

This module is not limited to a number of students.

Registration Procedures

Participation in this module requires no registration.

Recommended reading, Lecture notes

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Literature

Recommended literature
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Assigned Degree Programs

This module is used in the following modulelists:

Students of other degrees can participate in this module without capacity testing.

The module is suitable for Master students.

Miscellaneous

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