FACULTY OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration

BA 202 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Operations Management
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
BA 202
Spring
3
0
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course -
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.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Explain the basic concepts in functional areas of operations management.
  • Distinguish the nature of operational decisions made for long, medium and short-term.
  • 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,
Course Description The main emphasis of the course is given on the topics: Production systems, design of goods and services, process and product strategies, capacity planning, location analysis, and layout strategies, production planning, inventory management, and scheduling.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
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 of the Text book
2 Forecasting Chapter 4 of the Text Book
3 Process Strategy Chapter 7 of the Text Book
4 Capacity and Constraint Management Chapter 7 of the Text Book
5 Location Decisions Chapter 8 of the Text Book
6 Layout Strategies Chapter 9 of the Text Book
7 Inventory Management Chapter 12 of the Text Book
8 Inventory Management Chapter 12 of the Text Book
9 Aggregate Planning Chapter 13 of the Text Book
10 Aggregate Planning Chapter 13 of the Text Book
11 Material Requirements Planning (MRP and ERP) Chapter 14 of the Text Book
12 Midterm Exam
13 Scheduling Chapter 15 of the Text Book
14 Scheduling Chapter 15 of the Text Book
15 Review of the Semester
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Text Book:  Operations Management: Sustainability and Supply Chain Management,  Jay Heizer and Barry Render 12th Edition, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2016 ISBN-13: 978-0134163512 

Power points of the text book are used. 

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
3
30
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
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
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
3
42
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
3
8
24
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
24
24
Final Exam
1
30
30
    Total
168

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to solve problems with an analytical and holistic viewpoint in the field of business administration.

X
2

To be able to present the findings and solutions to the business problems in written and oral formats.

X
3

To be able to interpret the application of business and economic concepts, and philosophies at the national and international levels.

X
4

To be able to use innovative and creative approach for real-life business situations.

X
5

To be able to demonstrate leadership skills in different business situations.

6

To be able to interpret the reflections of new technologies and softwares to business dynamics.   

7

To be able to integrate knowledge gained in the five areas of business administration (marketing, production, management, accounting, and finance) through a strategic perspective.

X
8

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to business administration.

9

To be able to work efficiently and effectively as a team member.

10

To be able to have an ethical perspective and social responsiveness when making and evaluating business decisions.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of business administration and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

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

 


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