IE 203 – Systems Management

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IE 203 – Systems Management; Weekly hours: 2+1, ECTS: 6
This course will provide the knowledge for the production and service systems, and their development in a way that will provide development of effective, efficient and reliable systems, but in total systems that will satisfy the customers’ needs and requirements. The subject covers the following topics: Concept of Production Systems; Production Management; Service systems; Service systems management; Managing Global Operations; Design and analysis of product: Determination and ranking of factors which have influence on the process / system (Trade off analysis, Design of experiments, Delphi method);Product life-cycle cost; Standardization and simplification; Application of decision techniques in the new product development; Ergonomics aspect; Decision for procurement or production system element.  Plant Location and Layout: Need for Selecting a Suitable Location; Factors Influencing Plant Location/Facility Location; Materials Management: Material Planning and Control, Purchasing, Stores Management, Inventory Control or Management, Standardization and Simplification; Just-In-Time (JIT) Manufacturing.