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040899 KU Production Analysis (MA) (2022W)

8.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work
MIXED

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Examination dates on-site: 30.11., 25.01.

Wednesday 05.10. 15:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 12.10. 15:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 19.10. 15:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 09.11. 15:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 16.11. 15:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 23.11. 15:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 30.11. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 07.12. 15:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 14.12. 15:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 11.01. 15:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 18.01. 15:00 - 17:00 Digital
Wednesday 25.01. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The goal of the course is to provide students with an in-depth coverage of selected topics from production planning and control. By adopting a strongly quantitative, mainly model-driven perspective, the students are introduced to methods and approaches for solving typical problems that arise at different levels of the planning hierarchy. The scope of issues discussed ranges from aggregate planning to detailed scheduling and is illustrated by sample calculations. Links to the area of optimization and related concepts ((meta-)heuristics, exact optimization algorithms, linear and mixed integer programming) are pointed out and critically reviewed, also from a practical point of view.

Assessment and permitted materials

Homework (15%), Midterm exam (35%), Endterm exam (40%), Essay (10%).
Homework and essay submissions will be online via Moodle. The exams will be on-site.
Examination dates: Midterm - 30.11.2022; Endterm - 25.01.2023

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

For a positive grade, students have to achieve at least 50 points/percent. There is no minimum requirement per component. The grading is as follows:
87.0% - 100.0%: 1 (very good)
75.0% - 86.9%: 2 (good)
63.0% - 74.9%: 3 (satisfactory)
50.0% - 62.9%: 4 (adequate)
0.0% - 49.9%: 5 (unsatisfactory)

Examination topics

Lecture notes, literature excerpts, home assignments

Reading list

All materials are provided digitally, via Moodle.
* Edward A. Silver, David F. Pyke, Rein Peterson, Inventory Management and Production Planning and Scheduling, 3rd Edition.
* Sipper and Bulfin, Production: Planning, Control and Integration, McGraw-Hill, 1997
* S. Nahmias: Production and Operations Analysis, McGraw-Hill, 2009.

Association in the course directory

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