Course syllabus KMZP - Management of Horticultural Companies (FH - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code: KMZP
Course title in language of instruction: Management zahradnických podniků
Course title in Czech: Management of Horticultural Companies
Course title in English: Management of Horticultural Companies
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (4 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: part-time, 20/10 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: WS 2013/2014
Name of lecturer: Ing. Tomáš Pyšný, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Pavel Žufan, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: Bachelor State Exam
Aims of the course:
The aim of the course is to provide students with the basic knowledge of Production/Operations Management with the focus on planning, managing, and controll of processes, and inventory management. Special attention is paid to operations planning and management and quality management. The course will enable students to acquire the basic knowledge of the principles of operational processes in production and service systems, and to adopt the techniques of planning, management and control of the processes within these systems.
Course contents:
1.Introduction to Operations Management, development, characteristics (allowance 2/1)
2.Production and operations (allowance 6/3)
a.Characteristics of production/operation process
b.Production/operations strategy
d.Differences of production and service systems

3.Product design (allowance 4/1)
a.Stages of product design
b.Differences of design in production and services

4.Selection and allocation of production facilities (allowance 2/0)
a.Choosing the type and capacity of production facilities
b.Approaches to facility allocation and helping tools for decision making

5.Facility lay-out (allowance 2/1)
a.Importance of facility lay-out
b.Criteria for decisions on facility lay-out

6.Principles of production/operations planning and management (allowance 4/0)
a.Push principle, MRP, MRP II
b.Pull principle, Just-in-Time, KANBAN, TOC

7.Inventory (allowance 2/4)
a.Inventory management, procurement strategy
b.Storage costs - components and management

8.Quality management (allowance 3/2)
a.Quality management principles

9.Project management (allowance 3/2)
a.Nature of project management in different contexts
b.Project preparation
c.Project execution

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to solve problems
-capacity to learn
-general knowledge
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-competence to select managerial tools leading to achievement of business objectives
-Knowledge of standards for quality management.
-Student can describe the basic systems and inventory control models
-Student can choose and use a suitable model for optimizing inventory management.

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture0 h
     practice0 h
     seminar0 h
     consultation0 h
     project work0 h
     public presentation (oral)0 h
     preparation for exam0 h
     preparation of presentation0 h
     elaboration and execution of projects0 h
     writing of seminar paper0 h
Total0 h
Assessment methods:
Evaluation of essays and activity at the seminars as a basis for obtaining
the credit, final written exam.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQGOLDRATT, E M.Kritický řetězPrahaInterQuality199980-902770-0-4
RQKAVAN, M.Výrobní a provozní managementPrahaGrada200280-247-0199-5
RQKEŘKOVSKÝ, M.Moderní přístupy k řízení výrobyPrahaC.H. Beck2009978-80-7400-119-2
RQPOŠVÁŘ, Z. -- ŽUFAN, P. -- TOMŠÍK, P.MANAGEMENT II.BrnoMendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně2008978-80-7157-748-5
RQTOMEK, G. -- VÁVROVÁ, V.Řízení výroby a nákupuPrahaGrada2007978-80-247-1479-0
REFREHR, H.Total Quality Management: Zlepšeníkvality podnikání. Příručka vedoucích silBrnoUNIS Publishing1995
REGOLDRATT, E M. -- COX, J.Cíl : Proces trvalého zlepšováníPrahaInterQuality200180-902770-2-0
REPodnik v roce 2001: Revoluce v podnikové kultuřePrahaGrada199380-7169-003-1


Last modification made by Ing. Marek Jičínský on 10/21/2013.

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