Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to *develop an understanding of the basic principles of Operations Management within public and private sector organizations describe how operations management concepts and techniques can be effectively applied to work-based operations *explain how manufacturing operations techniques can be successfully applied to service-based operations *introduce techniques for project planning

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to *select and apply appropriate operations management concepts and techniques to both work-based and case-based operations *demonstrate and understanding in the way in which operations function integratively *describe, identify and find solutions for the difficulties associated with the introduction of operational improvements, formulate and evaluate a plan for operational improvement. *demonstrate basic project management skills

Course contents

-Basics of Operations Management -Linear Programming -Transportation Problem -Forecasting -Project Management

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Business Mathematics Statistics and Probability

Recommended or required reading

Operations Management by Jay Heizer and Barry Render ISBN 0-13-185755-X

Study activities

  • Lectures - 80 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 45 hours
  • - 8 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 8 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 125 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods



Badal Durbo


Durbo Badal

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

Until date 2012-03-16

Assessment methods

2012-03-16 - Exams

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