Course syllabus

Produktionsplanering och ledarrollen
Production Planning and the Role of Management

YTHA55, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2015/16
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2015-04-20

General Information

Depth of study relative to the degree requirements: First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements.
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to


Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Contacts with the authorities

Legislation relating to construction, food and occupational health and safety

Ergonomics, noise and lighting

Interpreting drawings using symbols, scales etc.

The construction process including Programmes (system and capacity, activity, premises, equipment and staff)

Lean Production, Environmental management and Waste disposal & recirculation

The degree of processing as a factor in the scale of the business operation

Putting into effect production designs that include equipment and fittings and ensuring that the proposals meet the requirements of the implementation programme

Comparison of different projects

Demand specifications of equipment and fittings

Different systems for dealing with production

Critical microbial organisms in production planning

Check programme, individually designed

Following the introductory session(s), production planning will be studied and practised as a group-work exercise in small groups.

In the course of the project at least one study visit will be organised.

Examination details

Grading scale: UG
Assessment: Each group will present an oral report plus an initial and final report.

Code: 0109. Name: Production Planning and the Role of Management.
Credits: 3,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written examination.
Code: 0209. Name: Written Report.
Credits: 4. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Active participation in the project work and approved written and oral reports of the projects. Projects are performed in a project group but everyone in the project should be able to account for and be able to explain the content of the report. Attendance at guest lectures, study visits, and seminars that are arranged during the course is compulsory. If the student has an acceptable reason not to participate, exercises with similar content can be accepted instead.


Required prior knowledge: ??020, YTHA30, YTHA35.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: YTH202

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Charlott Håkansson,
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