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Before choosing courseMG2039 Production Systems- Change and Improvement 6.0 creditsAdministrate About course

The differences between traditional and lean/ resource efficient production.

Methods and tools for implementation of resource-efficient production.

Explanations to the difficulties of change.

our attitude to the changes in ways of working.

Leadership styles and Leadership impact.

Improvement and the role of the improvement group.

To coach and to be coached.

Our need for a sense of coherence.

Relations between resource-efficient production, automation and organization.

Ways to combine pull order systems with traditional materials and production control systems.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MG2039 (Spring 2013–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The differences between traditional and lean/ resource efficient production.

Methods and tools for implementation of resource-efficient production.

Explanations to the difficulties of change.

Our attitude to the changes in ways of working.

Leadership styles and Leadership impact.

Improvement and the role of the improvement group.

To coach and to be coached.

Our need for a sense of coherence.

Relations between resource-efficient production, automation and organization.

Ways to combine pull order systems with traditional materials and production control systems.

Intended learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will

Be able to apply established methods to:
      - Form, start and manage improvement teams
      - Plan and lead a major development or change program for a production system

 Have an understanding of:
       - The root causes of why the shift from traditional production to resource-efficient
       production requires pedagogy, structure and leadership
    

 -The attitude to changes in the way of working

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

MG2029/MG2129 or MG2019, or equivalent

Recommended prerequisites

MG2029/MG2129 alternative MG2019 or eqivialent

Equipment

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Literature

Meddelas vid kursstart

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination

  • INL1 - Homework Assignments, 4,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars and Literature Studies, 2,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

INL Assignments 4hp.

SEM1 Seminars and literature study, 2hp.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web MG2039

Offered by

ITM/Production Engineering

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Studierektor/Head of studies Lasse Wingård, lw@kth.se