Course code BUS240

BUS240 Operations Management

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Course responsible: Kolbjørn Christoffersen
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2003H
Course contents:
Operations management. The strategic role and objectives of operation. Process design and product design. Supply network design. Layout and flow. Process technology. Job design and work organisation. Capacity planning and control. Inventory planning and control. Supply chain planning and control. ERP, Lean operations and Just-In-Time. Project planning and control. Total quality management. Operations improvement. Failure prevention and recovery.
Learning outcome:
The course will provide students with basic knowledge about the operations function in the firm, and with knowledge about design planning, control, and improvement of operation activities and product flow.
Learning activities:
Slack N., A. Brandon-Jones, R. Johnston. (2013). Operations Management, 7th edition. Pearson.
STAT100 Statistics.
Recommended prerequisites:
Final written examination weights 100%.  Duration: 3 hours.
Nominal workload:
300 hours total work for the students.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Type of course:
Lectures: Approximately 50 hours
External examiner will control the quality of syllabus, questions for the final examination, and principles for the assessment of the examination answers.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått