Production Management


Design and Graphic Arts, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 9182/2020 - 25/09/2020

4.5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 TP + 3,0 OT

- Henrique Joaquim de Oliveira Pinho

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1. An overview of the concepts, theories and methods of production management, from stocks management to production control, including the costs associated therewith; 2. Students should be able to plan production, or interpret and optimize the existing production system.

1. Planning: planning techniques; the working method and timings; Gantt diagrams. 2. Procurement: purchasing and stock management. 3. Production: the new context of production management; maintenance; documentation in the PM; production typologies. 4. Productions costs. 5. Lean management: principles and tools. 6. Measuring the performance of a production system.

Evaluation Methodology
Formative assessment components include:
T1 = First test (Minimum mark: 6/20)
T2 = Second test (Minimum mark: 6/20)
A = Attendance proportional to the number of classes attended
TE = Final test (Minimum mark: 7/20)
P1 = First assignment
P2 = Second assignment
Continuous assessment = 30%T1 + 30%T2 +15%P1 + 15%P2 + 10%A
Final assessment if students fails the continuous assessment = 70%TE + 15%P1 + 15%P2

(1999). Organização e Gestão: Rumo à produtividade nas indústrias gráficas.. .: Europa-América
(2008). Gestão da Produção e Operações. Lisboa: Universidade Aberta
(2020). Material de Apoio à UC de GP-LDTAG. Tomar: IPT
(2007). Gestão da produção. Lisboa: Edições Lidel

Method of interaction
Theory-oriented classes supported by audiovisual resources.
Practice-oriented classes supported by case studies and problem solving.
Monitoring of two group assignments.

Software used in class