Manufacturing and Supply Chain Systems

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

1st semester of the MSc in Operations and Supply Chain Management programme.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have gained knowledge of the structure and functionality of manufacturing and supply chain systems  such as Enterprise Resource Planning, Advanced Planning & Scheduling, Vendor Managed Inventory, Optimisation Suites and Shop Floor Planning & Control
  • Have gained knowledge of planning technologies and configuration of manufacturing and supply chain systems
  • Have gained knowledge of how to share information and coordinate decisions in a supply chain

Skills

  • Be able to work with differentiated manufacturing and supply chain control
  • Be able to work with manufacturing and supply chain control principles
  • Be able to work with information sharing levels

Competences

  • Be able to select and design differentiated manufacturing and supply chain control principles
  • Be able to develop planning and control solutions

Type of instruction

The course consists of a number of lectures as well as the student’s independent learning effort. The form and extent of the course is determined and described in connection with planning the semester. The lesson plans, literature etc. are created in connection with this. The course is conducted as a combination of single-disciplinary, problem-oriented and cross-disciplinary fields of study, and it is structured from a work and evaluation form which combines skills and reflection:

  • Lectures
  • Class work
  • Project work
  • Workshops
  • Exercises (alone and in groups)
  • Teacher feedback
  • Reflection on content
  • Portfolio work.

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 examManufacturing and Supply Chain Systems
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleFremstillings- og forsyningskædesystemer
Module codeM-OSM-K2-2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
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