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Production Development I, Strategy and System 9 Credits

Course Contents

The course covers what operations strategies are, how they are formulated, used and affect the business in manufacturing companies. The course further addresses and deals with the design of production systems and efficient production flows taking into account people, technology and organization. System view and different perspectives are essential starting points.

The course includes the following elements:
- Introduction to operations strategy
- Operations strategies and the need for and relevance of different production solutions
- Formation of operations strategies
- Introduction to changeable manufacturing concepts
- Introduction to Industry 4.0, digitalization and Cyber Physical Systems
- Design of production systems including systems and process perspective, sustainability, production philosophies, layout, workplace design and organizational solutions
- Various technological choices’ impact on the production system
- Realization of production systems including organizing, procurement, industrialization and delivering the production system to the operating organization
- Evaluation of production systems

Prerequisites

The applicant must hold the minimun of a bachelor´s degree (ie. the equivalent of 180 ECTS credits at an accredited university) with at least 90 credits within the major subject in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management or Civil Engineering, and 15 credits in Mathematics. Proof of English proficiency is required.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: TP1R28
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering

Upcoming course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Autumn 2019: Aug 19 - Oct 20
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Examiner
Carin Rösiö
Course coordinator
Julia Trolle
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
20997kr
Syllabus
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Application code
HJ-T9206

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