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Operations Management I

Code 15406
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload T(30H)/TP(30H)
Scientific area Engenharia e Gestão Industrial
Entry requirements Not applicable.
Mode of delivery Presential
Work placements N/A
Learning outcomes Acquisition of expertise in planning and production control, which is crucial to good technical performance
within a company.
Understanding by the master students of their importance as technical resources for implementation and
proper functioning of the tools of production planning and control.
Understanding the importance of the information made available for planning and production control for efficient performance of the producing organization.
Syllabus Project management;
Processes analyses;
Product design and selection process;
Layout facilities;
Strategic capabilities management;
Capacity planning and location.
Main Bibliography Chase, R. and Aquilano, N.J. (1997) Gestão da Produção e das Operações, Uma perspectiva do ciclo de vida. Monitor.
Chase, R., Jacobs, F.R. and Aquilano, N.J. (2005) Operations management for Competitive Advantage, 11th Edition. McGraw-Hill.
Fogarty, D.W., Hoffmann, T.R. and Stonebraker, P.W. (1989) Production and Operations Management. South-Western Pub.
Gaither, N. (1995) Production and Operations Management, 7th Edition. South-Western College Pub.
Roldão, V.S. (1995) Planeamento e Programação da Produção. Monitor.
Schroeder, R.G. (1993) Operations Management, Decision Making in the operations function, 4th Edition. McGraw-Hill Series in Management.
Taylor, B.W. (2013) Introduction to Management Science, 11th Edition. Pearson.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The teaching method is based on four different approaches: lectures, analysis of practical cases, incentive for literature search of scientific articles on the themes developed and monitoring the development work.
The students evaluation consists of the completion of 2 individual written tests (with a weight of 60% in the final grade); the accomplishment of a practical work in group (with a weight of 20% in the final grade, 40%); and by performing exercises during classes (with a weight of 10% in the final grade).
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2023-09-27

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