Operations Management

Role of operations management; fundamental planning tasks of operation management; planning methods; main features of production planning, transportation planning and inventory management.

Learning outcomes
Students acquire and apply basic concepts, theories and methods of operations management. This includes:

  • Understanding of essential planning tasks of operations management
  • Understanding of key trade-offs in operations management
  • Ability to structure and model complex planning tasks
  • Familiarity with common solution methods for planning tasks in operations management

Necessary prerequisites

Recommended prerequisites
Mathematics, Management

Forms of teaching and learningContact hoursIndependent study time
Lecture2 SWS2 SWS
Exercise class2 SWS2 SWS
Tutorial2 SWS2 SWS
ECTS credits6
Graded yes
Form of assessmentWritten exam (90 min)
Restricted admissionno
Further information
Prof. Dr. Moritz Fleischmann
Prof. Dr. Raik Stolletz
Frequency of offeringFall semester
Duration of module 1 semester
Preliminary course work