634-0902/06 – Operations Management (ŘVP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Economics and Management in IndustryCredits10
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Besta, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorprof. Ing. Petr Besta, Ph.D.
Study levelpostgraduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesDoctoral
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BES04 prof. Ing. Petr Besta, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 20+0
Part-time Examination 20+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Student will well informed in principles and conceptions using for operative, tactical and strategic operations management, will be able to analyses, evaluate, design and improve production processes, use methods and tools of the production planning and control, capacity planning and inventory control in production processes.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Project work


The subject is focused on the management of production processes using advanced managerial decision-making tools. Sub-sections are devoted to modern tools, methods and concepts for managing and optimizing production systems at all managerial levels. The orientation is also focused on the use of tools based on fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms and neural networks in the production control process.

Compulsory literature:

KHOJASTEH, Y. Production Management: Advanced Models, Tools, and Applications for Pull Systems. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2017. ISBN 978-1-138-03221-7. PANNEERSELVAM, R. Production and Operations Management. New Delhi: PHI Learning Pvt., 2012. ISBN 978-81-203-4555-3. GUPTA, S. and M. STARR. Production and Operations Management Systems. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2014. ISBN 978-1-466-50734-0. KHANNA, R. B. Production and Operations Management. Delhi: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., 2015. ISBN 978-8-120-35121-9.

Recommended literature:

MONDEN, Y. Toyota Production System: An Integrated Approach to Just-in-time. London: Springer Science & Business Media, 2012. ISBN 978-1-461-59714-8. SILVER, E. A., D. F. PYKE and D. J. THOMAS. Inventory and Production Management in Supply Chains. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2016. ISBN 978-1-315-35680-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Elaboration of seminar work on a given topic.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

• Management of production processes - goals, principles, main and supporting activities. • System pull and push - basic principles, goals, methods. • Management levels (strategic, tactical, operational) - methods, tools, links. • MRP, MRP II, JIT, Kanban, DBR, OPT, TOC, Reengineering. • More efficient production process. The concept of productivity. • Tool design manufacturing processes and their applications. • Tasks and objectives of production management. Management levels (strategic, tactical, operational). Deciding on the production: the creation of prerequisites (hardware) - Production capacity and conditions for its use, self-management (software) - Indicators economic efficiency. • Management staff. Determination of the needs of workers. The selection and placement workers. Remuneration and other forms of stimulation of workers. Increasing qualifications. Working conditions. • Quality of products and processes. The four stages of quality. Areas of influence and quality management: organization, systems, measurement tools, the target company development, suppliers, manufacturing processes, support services staff. • Ability to operate manufacturing equipment. Economics of production uptime equipment. • Organization and maintenance management. Maintenance Systems. • Methods of raising reliability of components, nodes, production lines. • Lean manufacturing. • Specifics of the production processes: metallurgy, machinery, metal forming, power.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester)
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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (P3925) Management of Industrial Systems P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (P3925) Management of Industrial Systems P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (P3925) Management of Industrial Systems P English Ostrava Choice-compulsory study plan

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