FACULTY OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration

BA 411 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Production Planning and Inventory Control
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
BA 411
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
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 to increase the knowledge of students on production management which is one of the most fundamental function in business, and strengthen their abilities of making analysis on production planning. This course, in which the popular production concepts are covered, also aims to give students a holistic perspective on production system.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define the basic concepts of production planning, supply chain management and inventory management.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of sustainable and lean production.
  • Apply the necessary quantitative tehniques for inventory management.
  • Make aggregate and short term production planning.
  • Discuss the impacts of supply chain decisions on firm strategies.
Course Description This course will focus on production planning, inventory management and supply chain related topics. The required issues for having an efficient and effective production system will be covered, and for this, the conduct of necessary analyses will be taught to students.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Operations and Value Krajewski et al. "Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains", 11th Global Edition, Pearson. Ch: 1
2 Quality Management Krajewski et al. "Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains", 11th Global Edition, Pearson. Ch: 3
3 Lean Systems Krajewski et al. "Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains", 11th Global Edition, Pearson. Ch: 6
4 Inventory Management Krajewski et al. "Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains", 11th Global Edition, Pearson. Ch: 9
5 Inventory Management Krajewski et al. "Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains", 11th Global Edition, Pearson. Ch: 9
6 Review of theTopics
7 Planning and Scheduling Operations Krajewski et al. "Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains", 11th Global Edition, Pearson. Ch: 10
8 Resource Planning Krajewski et al. "Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains", 11th Global Edition, Pearson. Ch: 11
9 Supply Chain Strategy Chopra, "Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation", Global (7th) Edition, Chapters 1-2-3
10 Designing Distribution Networks Chopra, "Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation", Global (7th) Edition, Chapter 4
11 Designing Distribution Networks Chopra, "Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation", Global (7th) Edition, Chapter 4
12 Supply Chain Sustainability Krajewski et al. "Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains", 11th Global Edition, Pearson. Ch: 15
13 Student Presentations
14 Student Presentations
15 Review of the Course
16 Review of the Course

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains, 11th edition, Lee J. Krajewski and Manoj K. Malhotra,

ISBN 10: 1292093862  ISBN 13: 9781292093864 

Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Planning, and Operation, Global Edition, 7th Edition, Sunil Chopra,

ISBN-13: 978-1292257891 ISBN-10: 129225789X

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

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

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
8
70
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
30
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
16
2
32
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
1
25
25
Presentation / Jury
1
35
35
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
0
Final Exam
1
31
31
    Total
171

 

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.

4

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

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.   

X
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.

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.

X
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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