Operations Management

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

None.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have gained in-depth knowledge of using quantitative Operations Management techniques on real life problems. The knowledge could be gained in a development project:
    • With one or more companies or public organisations, or
    • In a lab environment concerning Operations Management software or techniques.

Skills

  • Be able to demonstrate the usage and limitations of quantitative Operations Management  techniques
  • Be able to compare and evaluate theoretical and experimental results
  • Be able to critically evaluate applied methods and their results.

Competences

  • Possess the ability to identify and implement options for improvements with special focus on cross-functional issues (e.g. in between sales, operations, development or service)
  • Be able to implement Operations Management techniques in an industrial, service or public organisation.

Type of instruction

The module is carried out as group-based, problem-oriented project work. The group work is carried out as an independent work process in which the students themselves organise and coordinate their workload in collaboration with a supervisor. The project is carried out in groups with normally no more than 6 members.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 15 ECTS course module the expected workload is 450 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examOperations Management
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleOperations Management
Module codeM-OSM-K1-1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS15
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