Operations Planning and Control


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

This module is based on knowledge gained in the modules Industrial Vision, Sensors and Quality Control or Engineering Design and Quality Control.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Have gained knowledge about planning and control methods for production and service systems and the supporting IT-systems
  • Have gained knowledge of a number of time series methods for forecasting
  • Have gained knowledge of inventory management methods and their applications


  • Be able to develop and evaluate the performance of a suitable time series forecasting model based on real data
  • Be able to conduct a Material Requirements Planning break down
  • Be able to choose planning and control methods depending on the context and composition of the production or service system
  • Be able to design and redesign planning and control systems in production and service management companies adapted to a company’s specific situation


  • Be able to combine a number of mathematical tools in an appropriate manner to design a comprehensive planning and control system

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 examOperations 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 titleProduktionsplanlægning og kontrol
Module codeM-MOE-B5-4
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