Industrial Engineering & Management FT
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Production Management

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to:
analyse and assess the status of core processes in the field of production.
 use adequate key figures to define targets and achieve them by employing meth-ods / tools
(QM approaches).
derive measures against the backdrop of the interrelatedness of core processes and
interpret their effects.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

 Core processes in the production area
 Challenges in the production area against the backdrop of given market require-ments
 Levels of production management (strategic, tactical, operational), such as the selection of
location, in-house manufacture / external manufacture, order man-agement, organisation of
work systems, production planning and control (PPC), human resource management
 Lean management
 Management of the production area with qualitative and quantitative approaches (QM

recommended or required reading

 Gummersbach, et al. (2012): Produktionsmanagement: Lehr- und Nachschlage-werk, 5. Aufl.,
Verlag Handwerk und Technik Hamburg
 Schmid, et al. (2013): Produktionsorganisation: Qualitätsmanagement und Pro-duktpolitik, 8.
Aufl., EUROPA Lehrmittelverlag Haan
 Voigt (2008): Industrielles Management: Industriebetriebslehre aus prozessorien-tierter
Sicht, 1. Aufl., Springer Verlag Berlin
 Schuh, Schmidt (2014): Produktionsmanagement: Handbuch Produktion und Ma-nagement 5,
2. Aufl., Springer Vieweg Verlag Wiesbaden
 Kiener, et al. (2012): Produktions-Management: Grundlagen der Produktionspla-nung und –
steuerung, 10 Aufl. Oldenbourg Verlag München
 Abele, Kluge (2010): Handbuch globale Produktion, 2. Aufl., Carl Hanser Verlag München

assessment methods and criteria

Assignment, presentation and exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

Second year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

Compulsory according to chosen specialisation

mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable