Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Production management

ME-419

Lecturer(s) :

Yoo Min-Jung

Language:

English

Summary

This course aims at learnin dynamic behaviour in manufacturing companies while dealing with performances of material and information flows, from demand to supply. Main concepts, methods & tools for demand management, production planning & control and inventory management are main subject areas.

Content

Keywords

Forecasting, production management, manufacturing operations management, inventory management, Just-In-Time (JIT)

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Project-based learning.

Course based on the implementation of theoretical models and concepts to application cases. Students work in group (same group during the semester) on a single application case during the whole semester. 30% presentation of concepts and models, 70% implementation to application case.

Expected student activities

In group: Strong team work. Brainstorming. 

Individual: Reading materials and understanding. Q&A in the classroom. 

Assessment methods

Continuous evaluation of reports and presentations during the semester. Final exam based on the presentation of the application case and on the understanding of the concepts.

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Others All information and communication regarding the course through Moodle

Resources

Bibliography

Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management (by Vollmann, Berry, Whybark, Jacobs, McGraw-Hill). Available at the EPFL library.

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Forthcoming book - Manufacturing Operations Management: A complete course (by Min-Jung Yoo and Rémy Glardon, World Scientific - UK, will be published in 2018)

Moodle Link

In the programs

    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Production management
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Production management
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2017-2018, Master semester 1
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Production management
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2017-2018, Master semester 3
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Production management
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Production management
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Production management
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       Written
    • Credits
      5
    • Subject examined
      Production management
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9 MEB331 CM012
CM013
INM11
MEB331
 
9-10 MEB331 CM012
CM013
INM11
MEB331
 
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German