Course name Production Management
Course date 05.09.2022 - 19.12.2022
Institution Vaasa University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 3 ECTS credit

Field Business HUB
Teacher Kenneth NorrgÄrd
Available for open UAS For Free
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 24.08.2022 - 15.09.2022
OPEN UAS Enrolment
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Production Management

05.09.2022 - 19.12.2022

Course description


Product development and design. Planning and scheduling practices. Quality control. Production and inventory management such as Lean manufacturing and JIT.

Part 0: Getting started Part 1: Introduction and Basic Concepts Part 2: Continous Improvement; Waste Elimination; Customer-Focused Quality Part 3: Elements of Lean Production Part 4: Production Management Systems Part 5: Quality Management End of Course: Reflecting and giving feedback

Learning outcomes

To provide the students understanding of the strategic role of production management which is responsible for producing the goods offered by a company


Preferable but not mandatory: Knowledge in Supply Chain Management

Assessment criteria

The course will be assessed on the scale 1-5.

Course way of working and time table

A 100% online course with self-studies and virtual guidance.

Lecture times

05.09.2022 16.00 – 17.00

26.09.2022 16.00 – 17.00

24.10.2022 16.00 – 17.00

21.11.2022 16.00 – 17.00

Notice! You can hop in to the course at anytime until 15.9.2022. The lectures are recorded.

Course info

The student will need an Internet connection and a computer or laptop or smart phone. The learning environment is in Moodle.

Course additional info

The course starts with an online session on Monday September 5th 2022 at 16:00-17:00 (Helsinki time). An invitation link will be sent out in good time from the Moodle Learning Platform to all registered participants.

Course enrolment info

We will inform you about the instructions to getting into the course after the enrolment time has ended.