OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

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Code
63737
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 3nd year of 8698 Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business (L-18) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-P/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business)
semester
2° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course analyses the operations management, with specific reference to operations strategy, planning, and control.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course analyses the operations management, with specific reference to operations strategy, planning, and control.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course main object consists in the analysis of operations management, under the points of view of strategic and operational decisions.

Teaching methods

Traditional lectures.

Foreign students are free to attend the course (in Italian).

Foreign students are free to study on Italian or English textbooks. In the latter case, they are invited to contact the professor before the exam.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Part I: Production management

  • Capacity planning
  • Vertical integration
  • Productive processes
  • The production network
  • The plant layout
  • Plant flexibility
  • Production programming and control

Parte II: Logistics

  • Defining logistics
  • Defining Supply Chain and Supply Chain Management
  • Inbound logistics
  • Outbound logistics
  • Reverse logistics
  • Physical and information flows
  • Logistics outsourcing
  • Logistics providers

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Slack N., Chambers S., Johnston R., Betts A., Danese P., Romano P., Vinelli A., 2 Ed. (2013), Gestione delle operations e dei processi, Pearson Education (Chapters 1-4, 7-11).

The students wishing to prepare the exam in English, can refer to the following textbook: Barnes D. (2008), Operations Management. An International Perspective, Thomson (Chapters 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9).

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Monday, 10 a.m.

Exam Board

ROBERTA SCARSI (President)

RICCARDO SPINELLI

GIORGIA PROFUMO

LARA PENCO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Traditional lectures.

Foreign students are free to attend the course (in Italian).

Foreign students are free to study on Italian or English textbooks. In the latter case, they are invited to contact the professor before the exam.

LESSONS START

2° Semester

ORARI

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OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

EXAMS

Exam description

Written assesment.

Assessment methods

A written assessment consisting of several open-ended questions will be administered.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Foreign students are free to study on Italian or English textbooks.

At the and of the course,students should be able to recognize and/ or use the main strategic analysis tools, with a special attention to operations management, and to solve basic case studies.