BA 507 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Technology and Operations Management
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
BA 507
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives This course aims at developing a solid understanding of the strategic importance of operations and how operations can provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace; understanding the relationships between the operations and other business functions; and developing an insight of designing and managing operations, and the related techniques.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • explain the basic concepts in functional areas of operations management,
  • identify the roles and responsibilities of operations managers in service and manufacturing organizations,
  • apply quantitative methods to various problems in operations management,
  • develop analytical skills for effective decision making
  • distinguish the nature of operational decisions made for long, medium and short-term.
Course Content The main emphasis of the course is given on the topics: Production systems, Operations management functions, forecasting, production planning, inventory management, design of goods and services, process and product strategies, capacity planning, location analysis, and layout strategies.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to Operations Management Chapter 1, 2 and 5
2 Supply Chain Management Supplement 11 of the Text Book
3 Forecasting Chapter 4 of the Text Book
4 Process Strategy Chapter 7 of the Text Book
5 Capacity and Constraint Management Supplement 7 of the Text Book
6 Location Decisions Chapter 8 of the Text Book
7 Midterm
8 Layout Decisions Chapter 9 of the Text Book
9 Managing Inventory Chapter 12 of the Text Book
10 Managing Inventory Chapter 12 of the Text Book
11 Aggregate Planning Chapter 13 of the Text Book
12 Aggregate Planning Chapter 13 & 14 of the Text Book
13 MRP and ERP Chapter 14 of the Text Book
14 Scheduling Chapter 15 of the Text Book
15 Review of the Semester  
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks Operations Management: Sustainability and Supply Chain Management, Global Edition, 12/E Jay Heizer, Barry Render, Chuck Munson ISBN-13: 9781292148632
Suggested Readings/Materials Operations Management, Richard B. Chase, F. Robert Jacobs and Nicholas J. Aquilano, Eleventh Edition, McGraw Hill, New York, 2006.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
14
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
8
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
35
Final Exam
1
50
    Total
177

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to demonstrate general business knowledge and skills.

X
2

To able to master the state-of-the-art literature in the area of specialization.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the performance of business organizations through a holistic approach.

X
4

To be able to effectively communicate scientific ideas and research results to diverse audiences.

X
5

To be able to deliver creative and innovative solutions to business-related problems.

X
6

To be able to solve business related problems using analytical and technological tools and techniques.

X
7

To be able to take a critical perspective in evaluating business knowledge.

X
8

 

To be able to exhibit an ethical and socially responsible behavior in conducting research and making business decisions.

X
9

To be able to carry out a well-designed independent and empirical research.

X
10

To be able to use a foreign language to follow information about the field of finance and participate in discussions in academic environments.        

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest