Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
ENM2008 Production and Operations Management Fall 3 2 4 7
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi SAİT GÜL
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ADNAN ÇORUM
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: Production and operations management (POM) is the core discipline area that underpins the day-to-day running of any enterprise. This course in POM focuses on the interrelationships between systems, service and technical factors, product quality, capacity and productivity. Aim of the course is to show students how to create a competitive advantage through POM in the marketplace by conveying a set of skills and tools they can actually apply.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
After completing this course students will be able to:
I. Have fundamental knowledge on production management which is required for design, solution, and interpretation of problems in management engineering area,
II. Identify, define, and implement topics related to production systems,
III. Comprehend various productivity definitions and understand calculation methods of productivity,
IV. Grasp the meaning and application areas of supply chain management concepts and definitions, and
V. Associate his/her personal knowledge and abilities with contemporary topics in production management.

Course Content

Production & Operations management (POM) is the core discipline area that underpins the day-to-day running of any enterprise. The course covers different production steps related to the design and management of production and service systems, strategy, quality, capacity, human resources, location selection and layout design, and maintenance management.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to Operations Management and Productivity
2) Operations Strategy in a Global Environment
3) Design of Goods and Services
4) Process Strategy
5) Capacity and Constraint Management
6) Location Strategies – Basic Methods
7) Location Strategies through Multi-Attribute Decision-Making Methods
8) Mid Term
9) Layout Strategies – I
10) Layout Strategies – II & Managing Quality
11) Lean Operations
12) Human Resources, Job Design, and Work Measurement
13) Maintenance and Reliability
14) Term Project Presentations


Course Notes / Textbooks: Heizer, J., Render, B., Munson, C. (2009). Principles of Operations Management: Sustainability and Supply Chain Management, 10th Edition, Pearson, Essex, England. ISBN-10: 1-292-15301-6.
References: Stevenson, W.J. (2015). Operations Management, 12th Edition, Mc-Graw Hill, New York, USA. ISBN: 978-0-07-802410-8.
Nahmias, S., Lennon Olsen, T. (2015). Production and Operations Analysis, 7th Edition, Waveland Press, Inc, Long Grove, Illinois, USA. ISBN: 1-4786-2306-3.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Presentation 1 % 10
Project 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 25
Final 1 % 45
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Laboratory 14 2 28
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Presentations / Seminar 1 6 6
Project 1 45 45
Midterms 1 10 10
Final 1 10 10
Total Workload 183

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.