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School of Economics and Political Science
ECONOMICS
Course unit
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (Iniziali cognome A-L)
EPP4064801, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2015/16

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
ECONOMICS
EP2093, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ANDREA FURLAN SECS-P/08

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines SECS-P/08 Corporate Finance 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period Second trimester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 08/01/2018
End of activities 09/03/2018

Syllabus
Target skills and knowledge: The course aims at providing the conceptual and operative tools to understand and interpret the logics underpinning the operations management n manufacturing and service firms and the relationships between firms in the supply networks.
Examination methods: The exam will be written (multiple choice)

Students attending the course can participate in groups (min 5 students)in the discussion of cases during the course. This participation can grant them up to 3 points to be added to the final grade.
Course unit contents: 1. The model of Operations Management
2. Performance objectives
3. Operations Strategy
4. Design of production processes
5. Design of products and services
6. Design of supply networks
7. Design of layouts
8. Types of process technologies
9. Job organization in operations
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: During the course there will be traditional classes, excercises, simulations and business guests.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • N.Slack, S.Chambers, R.Johnston, Operations Management, 7Th edition. --: Financial Times, Prentice, 2013.