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Torbjörn Netland: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2016

Name Prof. Dr. Torbjörn Netland
FieldProduction and Operations Management
Prod.- und Operations-Management
ETH Zürich, WEV H 321
Weinbergstr. 56/58
8092 Zürich
Award: The Golden Owl
Telephone+41 44 632 05 55
DepartmentManagement, Technology, and Economics
RelationshipAssistant Professor (Tenure Track)

363-0445-00LProduction and Operations Management3 credits2GT. Netland, P. Schönsleben
AbstractThis core course on Production and Operations Management provides the students insights into the basic theories, principles, concepts, and techniques used to design, analyze, and improve the operational capabilities of an organization.
ObjectiveStudents learn why and how operations can be a competitive weapon; how to design, plan, control, and manage production and service processes; how to improve effectiveness and efficiency in operations; how to take advantage of new technological advancements; and how environmental and social concerns affect decisions in global production networks.
ContentThe course covers the most fundamental strategic and tactical concepts in production and operations management. The lectures cover: Introduction to POM; Operations strategy; Capacity management; Production planning and control; Production philosophies; Lean management; Performance measurement; Problem solving; Service operations; New technologies in POM; Servitization; Global production; and Triple-bottom line.
LiteraturePaton, S.; Clegg, B.; Hsuan, J.; Pilkington, A. (2011) Operations Management, 1st ed., McGraw Hill.
363-0445-02LProduction and Operations Management (Additional Cases)1 credit2AT. Netland, P. Schönsleben
AbstractExtension to course 363-0445-00 Production and Operations Management.
ObjectiveExtension to course 363-0445-00 Production and Operations Management.
ContentAdditional cases to course 363-0445-00 Production and Operations Management.
364-1064-00LInaugural Seminar - PhD Retreat Restricted registration - show details
Pre-registration upon invitation required.
Once your pre-registration has been confirmed, a registration in myStudies is possible.
1 credit1SF. von Wangenheim, S. Brusoni, B. Clarysse, W. Mimra, T. Netland, J. Reuer, P. Schmid
AbstractThis course is geared towards first and second-year Ph.D. students of MTEC. It is held as in a workshop style. Students attending this seminar will benefit from interdisciplinary discussions and insights into current and future work in business and economics research.
ObjectiveThe purpose of this course is to
- introduce students to the world of economics, management and systems research at MTEC
- make students aware of slio-thinking in the specific subdisciplines and enoucarge them to go beyond those silos
- discuss current issues with regard to substantive, methodological and theoretical domains of research in the respective fields