Course code IND210

IND210 Industrial Management

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Course responsible: Tor Kristian Stevik
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2012-2013
Preferential right:
Course contents:

The course has three thematic sections:

1) Analyze and describe industrial productions using the method A3.

2) Develop plans for industrial production with an emphasis on customer satisfaction, production rate, continuity, minimize stock.

3) How to implement improvement in industrial production.

Learning outcome:
Students should have a basic understanding and knowledge of management of industrial activities. When the course is completed, students will conduct analysis, planning and optimization of industrial production processes. It will be emphasized to provide students with knowledge of specific tools such as Lean used in industrial production of goods and services. There is a clear goal that students will gain a practical insight into the topics that are covered in the course.
Learning activities:
Students will complete several assignments throughout the semester, as well as present a topic to the class. Students will make an analysis of a business by making one or more company visits, and present in the form of an assignment, suggestions for improvement. Assignments are carried out in a group to practice communication, teamwork and leadership.
Teaching support:
The written assignment is followed up with individual counseling.

1) Dette er Lean, Modig og Åhøström, 2012, Rheologica

2) Learning to See, Rother, M and Shook,  2009, Lean Enterprise Institute

3) Creating Continous Flow, Rother, M and Harris, R, 2001, Lean Enterprise Institute

4) Getting the Right Things Done, Dennis Pascal, 2010, Lean Enterpise Institute

Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Participation in mandatory excursions
The evaluation is comprised by two parts, a written test (25% of total workload) and a written report (75% of total workload). The exams wil be graded separately on a scale from A-F where A is the best and F is failed.
Nominal workload:
5 credits normally requires 150 hours of work.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
2 øectures a week. 1-2 company visits
External examiner  participates together with internal examiner in the deisgn of the exam questions.
Examination details: Langsgående vurdering: A - E / Ikke bestått