Credits: 3

Schedule: 28.10.2019 - 12.12.2019

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

II autumn (2018-2019, 2019-2020)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course takes a focal company perspective on global value and production networks. The students learn how to design, plan, and control advanced operations in global demand/supply chains taking advantage of digitalization and coping with legacy system constraints.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The key contents of this course include operations strategy, visibility & forecasting, sales and operations planning & execution, master data management, lean manufacturing, and digitalization of manufacturing (additive manufacturing and internet of things).

Details on the course content (applies in this implementation): 

The course
consists of examination, lectures, simulation exercises with Simul8 software. For passing the 5 credits version of the course, there is an
additional lean game and an evaluation exercise. The key contents of this
course include operations strategy, visibility & forecasting, 
sales and
operations planning
 &
execution, master data management, lean manufacturing, and 
digitalization of manufacturing (additive manufacturing
and internet of things).


Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Exam, Lean Manufacturing game (group activity), Simulation Exercises (in class activity)

Elaboration of the evaluation criteria and methods, and acquainting students with the evaluation (applies in this implementation): 

For passing the 5 credits version of the course, there is an
additional evaluation exercise. 

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures and preparing for the lectures 24h, simulation exercises incl. reports 44h, game and reporting 8h; book evaluation and calculation exercises, exam and preparing for the exam. The 3 credit version does not include the game, and the requirements for the book evaluation are reduced.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The student studies a book describing advanced operations management practices and then evaluates and reports the practices in a written report.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

TU-22.1179

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=TU-E2020

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

TU-C2020 Operations Management

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Participation requires that the course is included in the personal study plan of the student (HOPS) - the more extensive course version must be in included in either 1) major or 2) minor studies of the student. The number of the participants can be limited on these grounds.

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