Industrial Engineering & Management FT
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Production Management (WP)(E) (WP)*

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• Analyze core processes in the production area and assess their status.
• Define goals using suitable key figures and follow them up using methods and tools (QM approaches).
• Derive measures against the background of networking core processes and interpret their effects.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Core processes in the production area
• Challenges in the production area against the background of existing market requirements
• Levels of production management (strategic, tactical, operational) such as location decision, in-house and external production, order management, work system design, production planning and control (PPS), personnel management
• Lean management
• Management of the production area with qualitative and quantitative approaches (QM approaches)

recommended or required reading

• Gummersbach, et al. (2012): Produktionsmanagement: Lehr- und Nachschlage-werk, 5th edition, Verlag Handwerk und Technik Hamburg
• Schmid, et al. (2013): Produktionsorganisation: Qualitätsmanagement und Produktpolitik, 8th Edition, Europa Lehrmittelverlag Haan
• Voigt (2008): Industrielles Management: Industriebetriebslehre aus prozessorientierter Sicht, 1st Edition, Springer Verlag Berlin
• Schuh, Schmidt (2014): Produktionsmanagement: Handbuch Produktion und Management 5, 2nd Edition, Springer Vieweg Verlag Wiesbaden
• Kiener, et al. (2012): Produktions-Management: Grundlagen der Produktionsplanung und – steuerung, 10th edition, Oldenbourg Verlag Munich
• Abele, Kluge (2010): Handbuch globale Produktion, 2nd Edition, Carl Hanser Publisher Munich

assessment methods and criteria

final presentation and written final exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Matthias Kammermeier, MSc

year of study

Second year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable