Production Planning and Control


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have gained an in-depth understanding of:
    • Concepts, theories and methods regarding models for production planning and control applied to production setup as well as execution of production systems, especially fundamental models for economy, organisation and management
    • Technologies and systems which can support the development of such planning and control models.
  • Have gained knowledge about the relationships between the knowledge elements.


  • Be able to use of the theories and methods in design of specific planning and control systems
  • Be able to use relevant technologies and systems in solving specific planning and control problems in practice
  • Be able to evaluate theoretic and practical needs for planning and control and to select and substantiate economic optimal solutions
  • Be able to communicate such problems and solution models to other participants in development projects.


  • Be able to apply knowledge and skills in relation to complex development projects
  • Be able to contribute constructively and professionally in multidisciplinary projects
  • Be able to identify personal needs for additional learning and an appropriate approach.

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.

Extent and expected workload

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



Name of examProduction Planning and Control
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 titlePlanlægning og styring af produktion
Module codeM-MT-K1-O4
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Mechanical Engineering and Physics
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science