Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
11320203E11806INVENTORY CONTROL SYSTEMSElective485
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Language of Instruction
English
Objectives of the Course
To explain fundamental production planning and inventory management approaches and methods to obtain more efficient and effective production, optimal source providing and making a balance between inventory-production-provide.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to undestand inventory management and control system.
2To be able to learn deterministic and probabilistic inventory control models.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course, inventory functions, inventory costs, inventory management and control systems, classic inventory models in firms, comparison of traditional and modern inventory approaches, dependent demand condition and material requirement planning and Just In Time and Kanban Process subjects will be discussed.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction
2Fundamentals of Inventory Management
3The Economic Lot-Size
4Demand Management
5Materials Control: Independent Demand
6Materials Control: Dependent Demand
7Master Planning
8Midterm
9Aggregate Inventory Management
10Aggregate Inventory Management
11Capacity Requirements Planning
12Capacity Requirements Planning
13Controlling Input
14Controlling Output
15Feedback and Corrective Action
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Muller, Max, “Essentials of Inventory Management”, Amacom, 1st Edition, (2002).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures16348
Self Study10330
Individual Study for Homework Problems428
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination20240
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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