mgehd1322  2019-2020  Mons

Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
6 credits
30.0 h + 10.0 h
Main themes
The Operations Management are presented into the general scheme of the supply chain. After this introduction, the main concepts of the production are defined and different tools and frames of reference are explained in order to enable a rational and structured approach of the operations management.
Using a simple guiding example, the basis of the production management are explained more in details:
·      The master data
·      The production orders
·      The different cost calculations and the relationship between the production and the controlling
·      The different levels of planning their complementarity
·      The MRP and the direct link with the stock management and the purchasing process
·      The stock management process
·      The purchasing cycle (linked with planning of the requirements) and the management of the suppliers' relations
Introducing the Lean Manufacturing, different tools and operations models are described: Value Stream Mapping, 6 sigma, fishbone diagram, just-in-time, pushed and pulled production, Kanban, OPT '
The basics of the maintenance operations management are then presented, including the maintenance master data (functional hierarchy, equipment, maintenance plan) and the general maintenance process.
All the concepts and notions are used to explain how to build an operations management system based on the business processes and the ISA95 multilevel model.
The objectives of this course are
·      To introduce the basic concepts of the operations management
·      To present a frame model structuring the different functional area
·      To initiate the students into the tools and technics used by the different departments to analyse and manage the company
·      To illustrate the relationships between the different functions of the operations management and also with other functional areas of the enterprise management
The course also refer to other courses like the accounting, the controlling and the project management.
At the end, the student could analyse globally the operations management of a manufacturing company and suggest some evolutions.
Teaching methods
·      Magistrate presentations during which the students can interact.
·      Exercises are proposed to apply some notions. Solutions are available.
Evaluation methods
An oral exam is organised, based on open questions covering a chapter or a large notion.
An alternative is proposed to everyone who wants apply some concepts to their company or organisation.
Online resources
PowerPoint presentations with comments explaining notions, definitions, explanations or reference texts.
All the presentations (PDF slides with comments) are available on the student corner as of the begin of the course.
A few notes and some documentation are also provided via the student corner.
·      Gestion de Production
§  Alain Courtois, Maurice Pillet, Pascal Bonnefous et Chantal Martin-Bonnefous - Eyrolles 2010
·      Organisation et Gestion de Production
§  Georges Javel - Dunod 2010
·      APICS dictionnary ' 12th edition
·      ISA 95 - American National Standard & ISA The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society
§  ANSI/ISA-95.00.01-2010       Enterprise-Control System Integration Part 1: Models and Terminology
§  ANSI/ISA'95.00.03'2005       Enterprise-Control System Integration Part 3: Activity Models of Manufacturing Operations Management
·      Gestion des Opérations
§  Cours - Service d'enseignement de la Gestion des Operations et de la Logistique, HEC Montreal2012
·      SAP Functions in details
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Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Management (shift schedule)

Master [60] in Management (shift schedule)