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Course module: 202000397
Operations Strategy
Course info
Course module202000397
Credits (ECTS)3
Course typeStudy Unit
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact P. Hoffmann
Contactperson for the course P. Hoffmann
Examiner P. Hoffmann
Examiner L.L.M. van der Wegen
Academic year2023
Starting block
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
At the end of the module a student:
  1. can describe the basic principles of production management such as the relationship between company strategy, operations strategy and design of the production system;
  2. can analyse and solve (simple) problems in a production process;
  3. can describe and apply the main principles of planning and controlling the production process and understands the role of quantitative modeling as support tool.
Central to this study unit is Slack et al.’s model of operations management. This model combines the input-transformation-output model with the categorization of operations management’s activity areas. This model provides a clear overview of all the relevant topics in operations management. This model is applicable to production as well as service companies. The following topics are discussed in some detail:
  • Operations performance;
  • Operations strategy;
  • Design of operations management;
  • Planning & control of operations management;
  • Improvement of operations management.
Assumed previous knowledge
Please indicate if this study unit may be joined by Atlas, and Advanced Technology (and make sure to register the required prerequisites correctly). Admission only on individual basis by coordinator master program IEM.
Module 2
Participating study
Bachelor Industrial Engineering and Management
Required materials
Slack, Brandon-Jones, Burgess, Operations Management (10e druk), Prentice hall. ISBN: 9781292408248 The 8 th and 9 th editions of the book can be used. Although most content stayed the same, there are some parts of the book that changed considerably, so I advise you to check those against the 10 th edition. The 7 th or earlier editions cannot be used. ISBN: 978-1292408248
Recommended materials
Instructional modes
Presence dutyYes

Operations Strategy part 1

Operations Strategy part 2

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