Management Systems


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge obtained in 1st Semester in Operations, Innovation and Organizational Configuration and in Supply Chain Configuration.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Understand inter-relationships between business functions like R&D, internal operations and logistics and supply chain management
  • Describe methods to assess the financial implications of decisions within core business functions
  • Explain the possibilities to conduct risk management at functional and organizational level
  • Understand the differences between functional and organizational performance management systems
  • Account for cross-functional linkages between business functions for the efficient management in the global organization


  • Identify improvement opportunities involving multiple functions in an organization and partners across the supply and value chain 
  • Evaluate suggestions for improvements across core business functions and across the supply and value chain in a structured and systematic manner
  • Analyze the sources of risks across functions
  • Configure functional and organizational performance management systems


  • Design efficient processes in logistics, supply chain, and new product development systems ensuring cross-functional integration, risk management.
  • Develop a holistic performance management systems for individual functions and overall organization by understanding the impact of functional performance measures on overall corporate performance

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 examManagement Systems
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 titleLedelsessystemer
Module codeM-OME-K2-3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


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