Human-Technology-Organization in Complex industrial systems (IAM570)

The course covers important human, technological, organizational (HTO), and work related aspects that affect reliability, safety, and security of Complex engineering systems in modern industrial contexts. Gives knowledge on how Human, Technology, Organization, and Work related matters influence Complex industrial systems, what issues need due consideration in changing industrial contexts, what measures can be taken for productive, reliable, safe, and digitally secure operations, and how can one avoid unwanted situations.


Course description for study year 2023-2024. Please note that changes may occur.

Facts

Course code

IAM570

Version

1

Credits (ECTS)

10

Semester tution start

Autumn

Number of semesters

1

Exam semester

Autumn

Language of instruction

English

Content

Important human, technological, organizational (HTO), and work related aspects that affect design, utilization, and operations of complex technical systems in modern industrial contexts from reliability, safety and digital security point of view. Understanding and knowledge about issues that need due consideration in changing industrial contexts, various measures to improve safety, security, reliability, and productivity and to reduce unwanted situations and incidents.

Practical industrial cases and incidents.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

  • has thorough knowledge of theories and methods within human, technology, and organizational aspects.
  • can apply knowledge on complex technological systems
  • can analyze subject related problems related to design and operational challenges

Skills

  • can analyze and deal critically with various sources of information and use them to structure and formulate scholarly arguments
  • can analyze existing theories, methods and interpretations in the field and work independently on practical and theoretical problems
  • can use relevant principles and methods for research and professional development work

General competence

  • can analyze relevant academic, professional and research ethical problems
  • can apply his/her knowledge and skills in new areas in order to carry out assignments and projects
  • can communicate about academic issues, analyses and conclusions in the field, both with specialists and the general public

Required prerequisite knowledge

None

Exam

Form of assessment Weight Duration Marks Aid
Report 1/1 Letter grades

If a student fails the report assignments , she/he have to take this part again next time the subject is lectured.

Coursework requirements

Presentation in groups

Obligatory presentations based on Group work. An additional individual Report and Oral Assessment if the presentations are not satisfactory.

Obligatory requirements must be approved by responsible lecturer within the given deadline.

Course teacher(s)

Head of Department:

Mona Wetrhus Minde

Course coordinator:

Jayantha Prasanna Liyanage

Method of work

Lectures and discussions. Interactive groupwork. Presentations. Reports and oral assessment when necessary.

Overlapping courses

Course Reduction (SP)
Human factors, technology and organizational issues (MOM470_1) 10
Human-Technology-Organization in Complex industrial systems (OFF570_1) 10
Human factors, technology and organizational issues, Human-Technology-Organization in Complex industrial systems ( MOM470_1 OFF570_1 ) 20

Open for

Computer Science - Master of Science Degree Programme Industrial Asset Management - Master of Science Degree Programme Petroleum Engineering - Master of Science Degree Programme Petroleum Engineering - Master of Science Degree Programme, Five Years Exchange programme at Faculty of Science and Technology

Course assessment

There must be an early dialogue between the course coordinator, the student representative and the students. The purpose is feedback from the students for changes and adjustments in the course for the current semester.In addition, a digital course evaluation must be carried out at least every three years. Its purpose is to gather the students experiences with the course.

Literature

The syllabus can be found in Leganto