Production Modelling and Monitoring


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have gained an understanding of methods and tools to analyse a production facility.
  • Have gained an understanding of discrete event simulation.
  • Have gained an understanding of the concepts, methods and tools of statistical quality control.


  • Be able to use tools and methods to analyse a production facility.
  • Be able to analyse a company's production processes.
  • Be able to analyse the flow of products.
  • Be able to analyse the information flow.
  • Be able to use discrete event tools to simulate a production facility.


  • Have gained the insight and tools necessary to analyse and model either a complete or a part of production facility.
  • Have gained awareness and a holistic understanding of the systems and their interactions which are part of running a production facility.

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.



Name of examProduction Modelling and Monitoring
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleProduktionsmodellering og -monitorering
Module codeM-MT-K1-O3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


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