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Production-Oriented Corporate Management

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Production-Oriented Corporate Management
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechanical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2018
Module code: MMDF106
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
5V (5 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 7
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Oral presentation in small groups

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

MMDF106 Mechanical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2018 , semester 7, mandatory course
MAM-7.7 Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2004 , semester 7, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
75 class hours (= 56.25 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 123.75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Ralf Oetinger
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Ralf Oetinger

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Learning outcomes:
In this module, we will cover the methods and procedures required to organize a production-oriented company. This includes materials management and production management knowledge.
The integrative interaction of functions within a company and between companies will be covered based on the functions of an ERP system (SAP AG).

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Module content:
1. Materials management
  a. Procurement and e-procurement
  b. Needs assessment
  c. Fulfillment of demand (JIT, Kanban,.Supply Chain, etc.)
  d. Material storage
  e. Disposal
2. Production management
  a. Production planning
  b. Production structures (master and transaction data)
  c. Scheduling and capacity planning
  d. Manufacturing control
  e. Supply chain and concepts of inter-company cooperation (collaboration)
3. Introduction to handling ERP systems based on case studies
Case study: Selected business processes from sales, materials management and production in ERP systems (SAP)

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Teaching methods/Media:
ERP System from the SAP AG
Study materials for the case studies

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Recommended or required reading:
Hartmann, H. : Materialwirtschaft, latest edition
Arnolds, H. u.a.: Materialwirtschaft und Einkauf, latest edition
Ebel, B., Produktionswirtschaft
Oetinger, R.: ERP Systeme in der betrieblichen Anwendung, latest edition

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