Production Management A

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Basic Information

Bachelor, Master
Organizational Unit:
Chair of Production Engineering
Dr.-Ing. Michael Riesener

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Manufacturing companies depend on the design of processes and structures to enable efficient processing of production orders. The lecture Production Management I presents the general connections and tasks to be mastered. Solution approaches and implementable measures are discussed in a practice-oriented way. In particular, questions regarding investment opportunities, estimates of expenditure and benefits, etc. must also be taken into account. In Production Management I, both the essential areas of a manufacturing company, such as design, work preparation, materials management, production, assembly and quality assurance, as well as cross-sectional tasks, such as information and cost accounting, and various organizational forms are considered.


Lecture Topics

  • From Taylorism to Industry 4.0 and Business Process Modeling
  • Production Optimization
  • Lean Production - Production Systems
  • Structured Innovation Process
  • Variant management
  • Product Planning and Engineering
  • Technology Planning
  • Manufacturing and Assembly Planning
  • Process Planning
  • Materials Management
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Global Production Networks and Factory Planning