Gestão da Produção

Mestrado em Engenharia Mecânica - Projecto e Produção Mecânica
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 22,50 T + 22,50 TP + 3,50 OT

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
On completion of this course students should understand the basics of the production function in business.
They should be able to analyse critically the operational performance and operational practices of a productive flow.

Program
1. MANAGEMENT PRODUCTION (CONCEPTS)
2. PRODUCTION TIPOLOGY
3. DEMAND FORECAST
3.1. Forecasting methods
3.2. Measures of error
4. STRATEGIC DECISIONS
4.1. Factors influencing the location;
4.2. Models of location evaluation;
4.3. Definition and type of Layout's;
4.4. Materials / information flows;
4.5. Factors influencing the definition of the layout;
4.6. Line balancing
5. AGGREGATE PLANNING
5.1. Characteristics and goals
5.2. Planning types (PDP)
5.3. Levelling; BTO BTF; BTI – OTB; OTF; OTI
5.4. Stocks
5.5. Kanban system
5.6. Push vs Pull – pratical aplications
5.7. MRP I; MRP II
5.8. Materials management
5.9. Project management
5.10. Pert, CPM e Gantt networks
5.11. Network requirements
6. MODERN PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
6.1. LEAN manufacturing
6.2. 8 wastes in production
6.3. 5’S ; SMED; JIT
6.4. Std work – Times and methods – from theory to practise
6.5. Continuous improvement
6.6. KPI

Evaluation Methodology
- Continuous assessment: partial tests (40%) and group and individual coursework (60%).
or
- Final assessment: Final exam (40%) and group and individual coursework (60%).

Bibliography
- Courtois, A. e Pillet, M. e Martin, C. (1997). GESTÃO DA PRODUÇÃO. Lisboa: LIDEL
- Stevenson, W. (2006). PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT. Boston: Irwin/McGraw-Hill
- Chase, R. e Aquilano, N. e Jacobs, F. (2005). PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE. Boston: Irwin / McGraw-Hill
- Heizer, J. e Render, B. (2006). OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT. New Jersey: Pearson/Prentice Hall

Method of interaction
Subject content will be taught through lectures. Topics will be presented with practical and simple examples and exercises in order that students consolidate the concepts.

Software used in class
Not applicable