Operations Management - Stream B
Operations Management - Stream b
Academic year 2019/2020
- Course ID
- Enrica Vesce (Lecturer)
Stefano Duglio (Lecturer)
Stanislav Hristov Ivanov (Lecturer)
Jacopo Fresta (Tutor)
- 1st year
- Course disciplinary sector (SSD)
- SECS-P/13 - scienze merceologiche
- Formal authority
- Type of examination
Sommario del corso
Course objectivesThe achievement of an adequate grade of knowledge about technical and managerial aspects with reference to processes for the production of goods and/or services focused to the improvement in productivity and to the establishment of a competitive advantage in business according to the international normative.
Results of learning outcomesThe ability in auditing, analysing and improving a business process.
The ability in elaborating a technical-managerial project (with ref. to a manufacturing or a service process).
The knowledge and the correct use of voluntary and mandatory normative instruments.
ProgramThe course deals with the principal phases of the processes for the production of goods and/or the realization of services, with particular reference to technical aspects, effectiveness-efficiency of the processes, (human and material) resources and stakeholder satisfaction.
Operations management includes different processes and a high level of interfunctional integration.
In particular the course is articulated in the following parts:
- strategy, products and capacity;
- design of products and services;
- manufacturing and service processes;
- process design and analysis;
- total quality management;
- Six Sigma approach and methodology;
- productive capacity management;
- lean production system;
- material requirements planning.
Course deliveryThe course is articulated in 35 hours of interactive lecture time and includes the development of practical exercises as homework.
Learning assessment methods
Till the end of the Covid-19 emergency, the Environmental Management Systems exam will be composed of 30 multiple choice questions. The exam will be performed by using the Moodle platform and will last 30 minutes.
During the lectures, examples of questions and answers will be introduced and explained in order to facilitate the approach to the exam.
Suggested readings and bibliographyF. Robert Jacobs, Richard B. Chase, Operations and supply chain management, Global Edition.
International normative (detailed during lecture time).