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Operations Management II (2 º Sem 2016/2017)

Code: L1526
Acronym: L1526
Level: 1st Cycle
Basic: No
Teaching Language(s): Portuguese, English
Friendly languages:
Be English-friendly or any other language-friendly means that UC is taught in a language but can either of the following conditions:
1. There are support materials in English / other language;
2. There are exercises, tests and exams in English / other language;
3. There is a possibility to present written or oral work in English / other language.
1 6.0 0.0 h/sem 54.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 1.0 h/sem 55.0 h/sem 95.0 h/sem 0.0 h/sem 150.0 h/sem
Since year 2016/2017
Pre-requisites Understanding of English as a working language: comprehension, speaking and writing up.
Objectives Promoting a modern approach to Operations Management (OM) based on the introduction and discussion of the two main OM paradigms, in order to achieve success within a complex business world.

Promoting the syllabus integration with Operations Management I.

Program I  - Introduction
Progress, inventory, RPs, modeling, JIT/WCM

II  - OM paradigm refinement
Objectives, inventory, SFC
-Repetitive & Intermittent production

III - OM control paradigm

-EQ, continuous and periodic reviewing

Qualitative & quantitative forecasting

Aggregate planning

MRP Inputs: MPS, Inventory record file, BOM

Computation: regeneration, requirements, explosion, planning factors

MRP outputs


IV  - Lean manufacturing paradigm
-Definitions, aims, waste & 7-zeros

-Focus, demand management, technology, total quality, people and teams

-Visibility, continuous improvement, master scheduling, inventory, performance

Lean dimension
-Supply, distribution, design, customer service
Evaluation Method OPTION 1 - Continuous Assessment
1. Attendance (>80%)
2. 3/4 individ. assignments (25%)

3. 2 Group Assignments (6 people) (25 %)
Presentations & written reports.

4. Individual written test (50%)

Pass: the weighted average of components 2,3,4 is 10 out of 20 or above, with a minimum grade of 8.

OPTION 2 - End-of-term individual written exam
Applies to the students who failed or chose this way.

A pass means a grade of 10 out of 20 or above.

Teaching Method The following methodologies will be used:
1. Traditional / lectures for presenting theoretical frameworks.
2. Participative methodologies in the analysis and solution of exercises.
3. Participative methodologies in the analysis and discussion of case studies, and other supporting texts.
4. Active methodologies in the execution of individual assignments.
5. Active and cooperative methodologies in the execution of group assignments.
6. Self-study.
Observations Students that fulfill the requirements to appeal for a special status within the scope of the «Regulamento Interno para Estudantes com Estatutos Especiais» must get in touch with the Lecturer/UC responsible, during the first week of the semester, to eventually adjust both the learning and the assessment processes.
Basic Bibliographic - Vilas-Boas da Silva, J.M. (2016). Operations management handouts - OM paradigms. Portugal.
- Bicheno, J. (1994). Cause and effect JIT: the essentials of lean manufacturing. 2nd ed. PICSIE Books, Buckingham, England.
- Chase, R., Jacobs, F. (2013). Operations and Supply Chain Management. 14th Edition, McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
- Schroeder, R. Rungtusanatham, M., Goldstein, S. (2013). Operations Management in the Supply Chain: Decisions and Cases. 6th Edition, McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
- Slack, N., Chambers, S., Johnston, R. (2013). Operations management. 7th Edition, Pearson.
- Roldão, Victor Sequeira; Ribeiro, Joaquim Silva, (2007). Gestão das operações - uma abordagem integrada. Monitor, Lisboa.
Complementar Bibliographic - Mintzberg, H. (1979). The structuring of organisations. Prentice-Hall International Inc., USA.
- Toomey, J. (1996). MRP II ? Planning for manufacturing excellence. Chapman & Hall, USA.
- Vollmann, T., Berry, W. & Whybark, W (1997). Manufacturing planning & control systems. McGraw-Hill, Inc., USA.