Technology and Operations Management

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Understand the fundamental principles of operations management in setups where technology is seen as an essential driver
  • Have an understanding of the relationship between technology maturity and operations management
  • Understand the use of comprehensive manufacturing concepts that include both mechanical and IT based elements
  • Understand the assumptions and limitations of the modelling and simulation tools in the process of planning and implementing

Skills

  • Be able to develop a requirements specification for a manufacturing system with a high degree of technological uncertainty
  • Be able to develop solution concepts that include both mechanical and IT based elements
  • Be able to identify critical elements of proposed solution concepts.
  • Be able to use appropriate modelling and simulation tools for developing solutions
  • Be able to formulate a plan for a project's implementation

Competences

  • Be able to professionally participate in the development of new manufacturing systems, focusing on the evaluation, selection and implementation of relevant technologies
  • Establish the foundation for applying advanced and relevant simulation tools for future research and development activities.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum ยง17.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examTechnology and Operations Management
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleTeknologi- og driftsledelse
Module codeM-MT-K1-3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Industry and Global Business Development
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science