Advanced Operations Management : Models and Applications

LLSMS2032  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Advanced Operations Management : Models and Applications
5.0 crédits
30.0 h
2q

Enseignants
Corluy Olivier (supplée Chevalier Philippe); Chevalier Philippe;
Langue
d'enseignement
Anglais
Ressources
en ligne

http://icampus.uclouvain.be/claroline/course/index.php?cid=LSMS2032

Préalables
  • An introductory course in operations management
  • A probability course
Thèmes abordés

This course presents the key underlying principles that drive operations efficiency in a factory, in services or in a supply chain. These principles can be used to gain valuable insight for complex real-life problems.

Acquis
d'apprentissage

Having regard to the LO of the programme, this activity contributes to the development and acquisition of the following LO:

  • 2. Knowledge and reasoning
  • 2.1. Master  the core knowledge  of each  area  of management.
  • 2.2. Master  highly specific  knowledge
  • 2.4. Activate and apply the acquired knowledge
  • 3. A scientific and systematif approach
  • 3.1. Conduct a clear,  structured, analytical  reasoning
  • 3.2. Collect, select  and  analyze  relevant  information
  • 3.3.Consider  problems using  a  systemic and  holistic  approach
  • 3.4. Perceptively  synthesize emonstrating a certain  conceptual distance
  • 3.5.Produce, through  analysis  and  diagnosis, implementable solutions
  • 7. Project management
  • 7.1.Analyse a project within its environment and define the expected outcomes
  • 7.2. Organize, manage and control the process
  • 7.3.Make decisions and  take responsibility  for them  in an uncertain world

At the end of this course, the student will be able to :

  1. Model operations management decisions
  2. Understand the influence of variability and uncertainty for operations management
  3. Analyze and solve real life operations management problems
  4. Model congestion for operations and supply chain management

La contribution de cette UE au développement et à la maîtrise des compétences et acquis du (des) programme(s) est accessible à la fin de cette fiche, dans la partie « Programmes/formations proposant cette unité d’enseignement (UE) ».

Modes d'évaluation
des acquis des étudiants

 

Continuous evaluation

  • Date: End of the course
  • Type of evaluation: Group work on a real case
  • Comments: participation in the course and presentation of the progress of the work

Evaluation week

  • Oral: No
  • Written: 3 hours
  • Unavailability or comments: Individual Open Book Examination

Examination session

  • Oral: 3 hours (15 Students/hour)
  • Written: No
  • Unavailability or comments: Presentation of group work. September examination: written 3h, replaces only the written exam.
Méthodes d'enseignement

Lectures
Exercices
Problem based learning
Company visit
Real life case study in a company

Contenu

ANALYZING AND UNDERSTANDING THE EFFECT OF VARIABILITY FOR OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

  • Variability basics
  • Push and Pull production systems
  • Total quality
  • Development of simulation models for production systems


MANAGING OPERATIONS IN A PLANT

  • Pull models
  • Shop floor controls and scheduling


MANAGING OPERATIONS FOR SERVICES

  • Queueing models
  • Non-stationary systems


MANAGING OPERATIONS IN A SUPPLY CHAIN

  • Managing inventory
  • Managing capacity

Managing time

Faculté ou entité
en charge


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Intitulé du programme
Sigle
Crédits
Prérequis
Acquis
d'apprentissage
Master [120] en ingénieur de gestion
5
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Master [120] en ingénieur de gestion
5
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