Course detail

Organisation and Management of Manufacturing Plants

FAST-CJ006Acad. year: 2018/2019

Systemic division of decisive industrial technologies and manufacturing plants in the production of building materials. Organizational structures and main production activities in building material producing facilities. Auxiliary activities in the plant, energy and material supply, storekeeping, logistics.
Working principles, management, workload, occupational health and safety, information security.
Methods of production rationalization, technological innovations. Effectiveness of innovations in standards and technology. Principles of automatic control of decisive technological processes of building material production.
Stability of technological operations, possibilities of applying statistical methods, failure analyses, prevention, monitoring activities. Integrated control systems, possibilities of application in civil engineering.
Technical demands and manufacturers‘ responsibility for products, organization and legislative measures. System of complex quality control of technological operations. Operational peculiarities of the production of building materials, ecology-focused facility.
Construction of a new facility, legislative procedures of approval, projection, conditions for initiating operation. The position of the facilities of building industry from the perspective of legislative demands of the EU.

Department

Institute of Technology of Building Materials and Components (THD)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Upon finishing the course students:
have a basic understanding of the organization and functional structure of manufacturing plants and enterprises producing building materials, as well as the status and employment possibilities of the BME technological program graduates.
Understand the importance of progressive management methods including the support of innovation in technology and products and the issue of facility modernization.
Are aware of legislation in terms of the technical demands on products, the responsibility of manufacturers and the importance of civil engineering as a permanent customer .
Are able to describe the importance of quality management, environment protection and work safety in facilities.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of firm economics, systemic knowledge of the technological processes involved in the production of binders, ceramics and concrete.

Co-requisites

Building Law.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Information is presented to students in the form of lectures.
Students carry out group assignments in seminars and present their findings in ppt. presentations and protocols. Students work independently on individual assignments which are afterwards handed in to the teacher.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Credit – attendance at seminars, submission of finished team assignments, credit test (pass mark at least 60 %) and credit assignment (pass mark at least 60 %).
The final exam consists of a written and oral part.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1.Classification system of decisive industrial technologies and plants in the production of building materials, their economic importance and position in the building industry.
2.Organisational structures and main manufacturing activities in plants of the building industry.
3.Auxiliary activities in the plant, power and material supply, stores management, logistics.
4.Principles of work management, workload, safety and protection of health, fire protection, information protection.
5.Management Systems. Personal management (power fo paradigma, role of habits).
6.Management tools and communication.
7.Leadership Development (Bender, Bennis, Covey).
8.Marketing in building material producing facilities (the marketing mix, marketing research, marketing strategy)
9.Methods of production rationalization, technological innovations. Effectiveness of standard and technological innovations.
10.Principles and importance of decisive technological operations automatic control in building materials manufacture. Stability of technological procedures, possibilities of statistical methods application.
11.Analysis of failures, prevention, technical control activity, significance of metrology in building materials production and in building production. Integrated control systems, application in conditions of building materials production and in the building production.
12.Technical requirements for products, responsibility of manufacturers for products, organisational and legislative securing. Complex quality control system of technological processes.
13.Operational specialities of building materials production. Environmentally oriented control.

Aims

Basic orientation concerning the organization and functional structure of plants and enterprises for building materials production including the position and graduates assertion of the technological branch SMI – Understanding of progressive management methods importance including the support of technological and products innovation and the problems of plants modernization. Gaining of legislative knowledge in connection with technical demands on products, responsibility of manufacturers and importance of building industry as permanent customer - Awareness of existence and importance of quality management, environment protection and security in plants

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-E-SI (N) Master's

    branch M , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-K-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch M , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme N-P-C-SI (N) Master's

    branch M , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1.Classification system of decisive industrial technologies and plants in the production of building materials, their economic importance and position in the building industry.
2.Organisational structures and main manufacturing activities in plants of the building industry.
3.Auxiliary activities in the plant, power and material supply, stores management, logistics.
4.Principles of work management, workload, safety and protection of health, fire protection, information protection.
5.Management Systems. Personal management (power fo paradigma, role of habits).
6.Management tools and communication.
7.Leadership Development (Bender, Bennis, Covey).
8.Marketing in building material producing facilities (the marketing mix, marketing research, marketing strategy)
9.Methods of production rationalization, technological innovations. Effectiveness of standard and technological innovations.
10.Principles and importance of decisive technological operations automatic control in building materials manufacture. Stability of technological procedures, possibilities of statistical methods application.
11.Analysis of failures, prevention, technical control activity, significance of metrology in building materials production and in building production. Integrated control systems, application in conditions of building materials production and in the building production.
12.Technical requirements for products, responsibility of manufacturers for products, organisational and legislative securing. Complex quality control system of technological processes.
13.Operational specialities of building materials production. Environmentally oriented control.

seminars

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1.Introduction, team work, team roles – practicing problem solving in a team, assessment of results and team roles.
2.Testing of knowledge of business companies – practicing problem solving in a team, presentation of the work.
3.Construction investment scheme, practicing problem solving in a team, presentation of the work.
4. Presentation skills – practical demonstration and recommendations, preparing ppt. presentation on a given topic.
5. Presentation of given topics and assessment. Exercise to effectively communicate in a team.
6.SWOT analysis, the SWOT analysis for the proposed investment in a team, presentation of the work.
7. Decision making, testing of knowledge of multi-criteria decision making – team work, presentation of the work.
8. Personal management, productivity pyramid, determining the work priorities, determining the optimal sequence of individual activities, team work, presentation of the work.
9.SMART goals, practicing in a team, presentation of the chosen topics.
10. Calculation of the fixed and variable costs, revenues and the Break-even point.
11.Balance sheet, profit and loss account. Income tax (personal entity).
12.Case study of a company producing building materials including the design of strategic plan.
13. Presentation of the designed strategic plans, credit test and task.

eLearning