Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Каф. інжинірингу машинобудівних технологій

Production Management


1. Educational programs for which discipline is mandatory:

# Educational stage Broad field Major Educational program Course(s) Semester(s)
1 master's 13. Механічна інженерія 131. Прикладна механіка (магістр) 5 10

2. The course is offered as elective for all levels of higher education and all educational programs.

3. Information about the author of the course

Full name Danylchenko Larisa Mykolaivna
Academic degree PhD
Academic title Assoc. Prof.
Link to the teacher`s page on the official website of the department
Е-mail (in the domain

4. Information about the course

Study hours structure Lectures: 28
Practical classes: 14
Laboratory classes: 0

Amount of hours for individual work: 55
ECTS credits: 4,0
Teaching language english
Form of final examination exam
Link to an electronic course on the e-learning platform of the university

5. Program of discipline

Description of academic discipline, its goals, subject of study and learning outcomes

“Production Management” is the course that purpose is to analyze production system and its relationship with all other functions and activities in the organization. This course aims to provide the student with an analytical approach to the economic problems of planning and deploying human resources, materials, plus facilities and equipment to generate products. The course also focuses on the basic concepts and methods employed by production managers to provide their organizations with competitive advantages in terms of operations strategy, process design, quality, supply models management, and resource planning and utilization. By the end of this course, the student should be able to understand and appreciate the basic concepts of “Production Management”; know its importance in the success of the business; learn the major its concepts, quantitative tools and techniques that are used in tactical and strategic decisions.

The place of academic discipline in the structural and logical scheme of study according to the educational program

Prerequisites. List of disciplines, or knowledge and skills, possession of which students needed (training requirements) for successful discipline assimilation

"Techniques of Mechanical Engineering"
"Processing Technologies"
"Production Engineering"
"Technical Feasibility of Engineering Decisions"

Contents of the academic discipline

Lectures (titles/topics)

1. Production systems and their modern development.
2. System of development and mastering of new equipment, organization of scientific researches, inventions and rationalization.
3. Production management of design works.
4. Production management & organization of technological pre-production engineering.
5. Production management & оrganization of production development the new equipment.
6. Planning of processes of design and development the new equipment.
7. Management & organization of the production processes in space and time.
8. Production management of flow production.
9. Organization of automated production.
10. Product quality management system.
11.Production management of tool economy. Organization of energy management.
12. Organization of repair facilities. Organization of transport and warehousing.
13. Principles of labor organization. Management of labor organization.
14. Technical rationing of work at the mechanical engineering enterprise.

Practical classes (topics)

1. Drawing up the organizational structure of mechanical engineering enterprises.
2. Organization of a typical production process for the manufacture of the parts.
3. Compilation of information on the necessary equipment, equipment of metal-cutting and measuring tools, calculation of their needs and costs.
4. Development of the plan of organizational works of the basic and auxiliary divisions of the mechanical engineering enterprise.
5. Determining the cost and needs of the enterprise in equipment and facilities. Calculation of the costs for power energy, maintenance and repairs of equipment of shops and deparments.
6. Drawing up the maps on detailed-specific norms of expenses of the basic and auxiliary materials for the technological process.
7. Calculation of the number of main and auxiliary employees, norms of wage costs with deductions.

Laboratory classes (topics)


Learning materials and resources

1. Arnold J. R. Tony, Chapman Stephen N., Clive Lloyd M., Introduction to Materials Management, Phoenix Color Corp., New Jersey Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A., 2008.
2. Groth Lars, Overview of theories on organizations and management, Institutt for informatikk Universitetet, Bergen, Hordaland, 2017.
3. Jacobs F. Robert, Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management: The CPIM Reference, 2nd Edition, Kindle Edition, 2018. – 640 p.
4. Marland T. Telsang, Industrial Engineering and Production Management. Publisher: S. Chand & Co Ltd, 2006. - 704 p.
5. Pal Karam, Management Concepts and Organizational Behaviour, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Haryana, India, 2018.
6. Panicker Vinay V., Production Management. Course note, Department of Mechanical Engineering National Institute of Technology Calicut, Calicut, India, 2018.
7. Pattnaik S., Mishra S., Production and Operation Management, VSS University of Technology, Sambalpur, India, 2017.
8. Stevenson William J., Production Management, 9th Edition, McGraw-Hill Irwin Higher Education, Boston, 2007. – 382p.

6. Policies and assessment process of the academic discipline

Assessment methods and rating system of learning results assessment

Students' knowledge is assessed on a 100-point scale, which is translated into a national scale ("еxcellent", "good", "satisfactory", "unsatisfactory") and the scale of the European credit transfer system (ECTS - A, B, C, D, E, FX, F) in accordance with the main criteria and indicators of the level of knowledge, identified by students as a result of written and oral tasks, defense of reports on practical work, as well as final control in the form of credit provided that the student passes all stages of current control, passing modules in the form of testing and questioning from the list of exam.

Table of assessment scores:

Assessment scale
(100 points)
(4 points)
90-100 Excellent А
82-89 Good B
75-81 C
67-74 Fair D
60-66 E
35-59 Poor FX
1-34 F
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