Even though the focus is on industry, most of the methods are general and equally applicable in service management in fields such as tourism (including hotels and restaurants), retail and health care.
- Have a basic understanding of the collection of topics included in operation management. This includes industrial delivery of products and services.
- Have knowledge on how to develop and operate a profitable company that delivers products and services with the most efficient time, quality, and price.
- Have used central topics/ methods and developed an understanding of the core models and methods that operation management is built on.
- Know how to sketch a holistic plan for a manufacturing company.
- Applied theoretical models and concepts as basis for a development of the companies' production and services.
Examples of topics are: product design, processes, planning, control, logistics, lean management, supplychain, maintenance, modeling & simulation, and methods for developing a company. It is important to be aware of how different methods may influence each other.
Assignments shall be delivered and presented according to schedule. Feedback is given at presentations and through Canvas. Final delivery of merged assignments will provide the assessment marks.
Lectures will be delivered in English.
Assignments may be delivered in Norwegian or English, but assignment presentations must be in English.
Required prerequisite knowledge
Recommended previous knowledge
|Home Assignments (Group)||1/2||1||A - F||All. |
|Individual Oral Exam||1/2||A - F||None permitted|
Part 1 is delivery of final merged assignments made in groups that count for 50 % of the final mark.
Part 2 is an individual oral exam that counts for 50 % of the final mark.
Method of work
Each semester consists of four parts:
Part 1 is lectures
Part 2 is group work to develop models/ plans and present assignments to other students
Part 3 is tutoring
Part 4 is planning for an individual oral exam. A set of questions will be available approximately one month before the oral exam. Students will draw from these on the oral exam.
A schedule will be presented at the start of the course, but minor changes may occur.
Information for students and other deliveries will be via Canvas
Company visits in relation to projects may occur.
Workload for an ordinary student is estimated to be 270 hours including (with estimats) lectures (70), reading (70), working on assignments (100), presentations (5), exam preparations (20) and the final exam (5).
|Operation management 2 (ØK0037_1)||10|
|Operation management 1 (ØK0036_1)||10|
|Operation management (ØK0154_1)||10|
|Production management (BØK190_1)||10|
|Production management (BØK390_1)||10|
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Sist oppdatert: 07.07.2020