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Production-Oriented Corporate Management

Module name (EN): Production-Oriented Corporate Management
Degree programme: Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: MAM_19_M_3.05.POU
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V+1S (5 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 120 min.
Seminar presentation

[updated 04.11.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MAM_19_M_3.05.POU Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 3, mandatory course
75 class hours (= 56.25 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 93.75 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
Prof. Dr. Ralf Oetinger

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, student will have acquired process knowledge with regard to product development, production control and much more. They will be familiar with the necessary data and be capable of compiling and managing this information in an ERP system. Students will form groups to solve case studies.
The focus will be on the cooperation between specialized departments in a company. Technical and administrative business processes will be used to show how the cooperation between commercial and technical departments leads to product development. Practical examples and case studies using an ERP system (mySAP) will deepen the understanding of the material.

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Module content:
1.Manufacturing companies in global competition - Overview
2.Production management
  5.Product life cycle
  b.Production structures (BOMs, routings, work centers)
  c.Product Data Management (PDM)
  d.Processes within the framework of product development
  e.Production scheduling
  f.Scheduling and capacity planning
  g.Manufacturing control
3.Introduction to the use of ERP systems based on case studies.
  Case study: Selected business processes from production planning and control in ERP systems (mySAP)
Lecture with exercises, short student presentations, exercises for the lecture

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Recommended or required reading:
Oetinger: Lecture notes for the lecture "Produktionsorientierte Unternehmensführung", 2009
Ebel: Produktionswirtschaft, latest edition.
Lödding: Verfahren der Fertigungssteuerung, 2008.

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