Industrial Management and Planning

Mestrado em Tecnologia Quimica
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP

Lecturer
- Natércia Maria Ferreira dos Santos

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Students should be able to:
- Relate the production function with other functional areas of the company;
- Understand and apply the fundamental models and techniques in planning and production management.

Program
1. Historical perspective of the evolution of production systems and production function.
2. Factors of competitiveness: cost, time, quality, innovation, flexibility and environment.
3. Engineering methods and process design. SMED - Single Minute Exchange of Die. Layouts.
4. Production planning.
5. Logistics.

Evaluation Methodology
Theoretical component: written test. Theorical-practical component: paper of literature review
Final grade is the average of the two components. Minimum pass mark is 10 (out of 20) in both components.

Bibliography
- Courtois, A. e Pillet, M. e Martin-Bonnefous, C. (2007). Gestão da Produção. Lisboa: Lidel
- Ribeiro, J. e Roldão, V. (2007). Gestão das Operações - Uma abordagem integrada. Lisboa: Monitor
- Jacob, F. e Aquilano, N. e Chase, R. (2003). Operations Management for Competitive Advantage. .: McGraw -Hill Irwin
- Roldão, V. (2002). Planeamento e Programação das Operações - na Indústria e nos Serviços. Lisboa: Monitor

Method of interaction
Explanatory lectures. Theoretical-practical lectures: case studies and practical exercises.

Software used in class
Not applicable.