Manufacturing and Digitalization Strategies (IE 414)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Industrial Engineering(IE)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Gündüz Ahmet Ulusoy gunduz@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Undergraduate
MS304 IE304
Formal lecture,Interactive lecture,Seminar,On-line task/distance
Interactive,Discussion based learning,Project based learning,Case Study
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CONTENT

Manufacturing and digitalization strategies methods and means for the formulation of manufacturing and digitalization strategies for securing long term competitiveness of the company; the alignment of manufacturing and digitalization strategies with the business and technology strategies of the company; use of balanced scorecard in strategy building; case studies.

OBJECTIVE

The central objective of this course is to develop skills at analyzing and synthesizing solutions to manufacturing strategy-related issues from the general manager's perspective. Since the range of potential manufacturing issues is quite extensive, we will concentrate primarily on Industry 4.0 / Digitalization and digital transformation with particular relevance to future executives and attempt to encapsulate the most contemporary areas of the discipline.

LEARNING OUTCOME

At the end of the course the student will have a detailed working knowledge on the issues of digital transformation in industry and services.
At the end of the course the student will be armed with a set of topics and concepts of manufacturing strategy.
At the end of the course the student will have a detailed working knowledge on designing a manufacturing strategy at the factory level.
The students will gain hands-on experience designing manufacturing strategy for a manufacturing firm or work at Makerspace through a group project.
At the end of the course the student will have a detailed working knowledge on the issues of Industry 4.0 / Digitalization.
At the end of the course the student will have a detailed working knowledge on Balanced Scorecard, Design Thinking, and Servitization.

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Assignment 30
Case Study 30
Participation 10
Group Project 30

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Textbook

Class notes.

Readings

Articles, reports, presentations, and websites.

Cases Three Harvard Business School cases.
Optional Readings

Papers, reports, presentations, website links will be added to SUCourse for optional reading.