Improve your core knowledge and understanding on dynamics, challenges, uncertainties and suitable measures to deal with modern industrial decisions and demanding performance management processes.
This course has a more modern focus on sensitive technical and practical aspects related to industrial decisions and performance management in complex industrial systems. It specially focuses on the dynamics of modern industry, major emerging uncertainties, how complex industrial settings influence different types of decision patterns and performance scenarios, and practical ways to deal with challenges. It blends interesting principles, theories, and selected industrial examples, to cover different perspectives to balance various technical and non-technical aspects sensitive for competitive performance and growth.
The course is highly relevant for both the private and the public sector. It is aimed at professionals in industry who are involved in activities related to industrial assets and systems, industrial production and manufacturing, service sector, operations, projects, infrastructure, economy and cost control, process plants and facilities, constructions, health care, etc.
Examples of what you learn
- Understanding about decision settings in relation to strategy, objectives and asset management
- Knowledge on different methods and frameworks for performance management
- Understanding the implicit and explicit complexities in modern environments in making risk conscious decisions and transforming it to drive performance
- Evaluating performance using various performance measures
- Criteria for establishing an effective performance management system to support decisions.
- Use of different methods and techniques to device performance management systems
- Use of principles and suitable criteria for risk-informative decisions
- Evaluate and establish performance indicators
Generell kompetanse/General competence
- performance measurement management
- Benchmarking and continuous improvement
- Decision based management principles
- Risk-conscious decision making process
The course is divided into 4 sessions:
- Understanding of modern industry and its Complex dynamics
- Changing Industrial decision and performance paradigms for competition, survival, and growth
- Decision and Performance uncertainties in Modern industrial contexts
- Popular methods and techniques as the basis for modern industrial decisions and performance management
- The course is held by Professor Jayantha P. Liyanage
Course will be held fully digital.
Lectures will be held following days through CANVAS.
- Course start – 24th March
- Session 1 – 24th March
- Session 2 – 14th April
- Session 3 – 5th May
- Session 4 – 26th May
There will be Individual learning activities designed into the course in-between lecture days.
The course Compendium and the detailed Lecture schedule with learning activities will be posted to all applicants prior to the course start-up date.
For any questions, feel free to contact the Course responsible (‘Fagansvarlig’): Prof. Jayantha P. Liyanage (email@example.com )
The programme uses Canvas as communication platform, and all the lectures are held in English.
Final exam is a Home exam. Final exam is based on Written reports for each Module separately, with equal weights on the Final grade. Assessment: A-F
Exam date: Deadline for submission of Final Exam report– Spring 2023 is; 30th June 2023
You can submit the exam and the mandatory assignments in Norwegian or English.
a) Bachelor's degree, cand. mag. degree, other degree or vocational education of a minimum of 3 years, education which in accordance with § 3-4 in the Act on Universities and University Colleges is approved as equivalent to the above degrees or educational courses.
b) The Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Stavanger may in special cases approve other documented qualifications that are wholly or partly equivalent to the educational courses mentioned in a. - Admission on the basis of realkompetanse".
c) In addition, at least two years' relevant work experience is required in relation to the topic under study.
d) In order to be able to apply for admission on the basis of prior learning ("realkompetanse"), a minimum of 60 credits from previous studies is required.
Foreign applicants must also document education and English skills in accordance with NOKUT's regulations. Read more about the English language requirements here: English Language Requirements for International Applicants | University of Stavanger (uis.no). If you do not meet the English requirements, but you are working in an English speaking work environment, you can upload a CV + a certificate from your workplace that states this, as this may substitute the requirement.
- We practice the first-come, first-served principle when registering this course, as long as you qualify for admission based on the admission requirements and the prerequisite knowledge
The course will be set up as long as there is a sufficient amount of applicants
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