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Production Process Organization

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Hermann Lödding

Course Format:

2 Hours Lecture


Winter Semester



Recommended Previous Knowledge:

  • Intermediate exam / Bachelor
  • Introduction to Economics


(A)        Introduction

(B)        Product planning

(C)        Process planning

(D)        Procurement

(E)         Manufacturing

(F)         Production planning and control (PPC)

(G)        Distribution

(H)        Cooperation

Learning Outcomes:

After successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Identify and explain the changes in the business environment and their consequences for the producing companies
  • Explain the goals and tasks for product planning and the different types of product definition
  • Explain and understand the tasks for process planning
  • Describe and explain the main tasks and functions of the procurement and to apply the standard lot-sizing model
  • Explain the different types of manufacturing principles and their importance for the work organization
  • Define and explain the logistics goals and to apply the models of production planning and control
  • Apply selected methods for production planning and control
  • Compare different distribution structures
  • Identify main functions and tasks in supply chain management
  • Use the SCOR-model to describe and to model supply chains

Reading Resources:

  • Eversheim, W.: Organisation in der Produktionstechnik, Band 1-4, Düsseldorf 1996-2002
  • Hansmann, K.-W.: Industrielles Management, 7. Aufl., München u.a. 2000
  • Nedeß, Chr.: Organisation des Produktionsprozesses, Stuttgart 1997
  • Vahrenkamp, R.: Produktionsmanagement, 4. Aufl., München u.a. 2000
  • Wildemann, H.: Die modulare Fabrik, 5. Aufl., München 1998
  • Wiendahl, H.P.: Betriebsorganisation (für Ingenieure), 4th Ed., München 1997
  • Warnecke, H.-J.: Der Produktionsbetrieb (Vol. I und II) Berlin, Heidelberg 1993

Performance Record:

Written exam


60 hours total

Further Information:


Credit points of this module can be found in the course plan for the corresponding course of study.

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