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TUTA3240 Production Operations Management Methods, 5 cp 
Code TUTA3240  Validity 01.08.2012 -
Name Production Operations Management Methods  Abbreviation Production Oper 
Scope5 cp  Expiry date  
TypeAdvanced level studies SubjectTUO Industrial Management 
TypeCourse  Lessons  
Study right   Grading1 - 5 
Recommended time of completion  Qualifies as postgraduate studiesno
    Can be taken several timesno
Responsible unit School of Technology and Innovations 


Operations Research


to understand set of advanced methods and models in productions / operations management to apply production planning and control tools and techniques for decision-making. Course develops problem-solving and decision-making skills (labs) and IT skills (scheduling software)


integration of productions / operations management, capacity planning, production performance and assessment, production dynamics and constraints and theory of constraints, impact of variability and managing in production systems, push vs pull production system, manufacturing execution systems, optimization models in POM, production planning and control, and production platforms and concept of flexibility

Study Materials 
  1. Wallace Hopp (2007) Supply Chain Science, Mcgraw-Hill/Irwin
  2. Wallace Hopp and Mark L. Spearman (2008) Factory Physics 3 rd edition, Mcgraw-Hill/Irwin
  3. articles
Teaching Methods 

lectures and labs 23 hours, independent assignment work, group work 112 h

Modes of Study 

four submitted assignments
Languages: language(s) of instruction: English; completion language(s): English


Responsible Person: Petri Helo
Teacher(s): Petri Helo, Pornthep Anussornnitisarn

Further Information 

Responsible Unit: Department of Production
Additional Information: this course is available only for the master students in Industrial Management, replaces advanced course in production operations management


Current and future teaching
No teaching

Future examinations
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