AGILE PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT

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  • DURATION
    13 WEEKS
  • SUBJECT AREA
    Production and Logistics
  • COURSE LEVEL
    Second Cycle
  • CREDITS
    5.0 HP
  • INSTITUTION
    Jönköping University
  • START DATE
    2022-09-05
  • END DATE
    2022-12-02

Applications 2022-03-15 - 2022-08-29

COURSE DESCRIPTION

AGILE PRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT

Build the required knowledge and skills for efficient cross-disciplinary production development work. The course combines latest theories with practical cases from participating companies.

The course gives students the required knowledge and skills for efficient cross-disciplinary production development work. Assignments are based on theory and industrial needs, that will be further developed in practical cases selected in close collaboration with their respectively companies. The students will be trained in agile planning methods/principles and an iterative way of working in a structured manner. The aim is to meet challenges/deviations in production development projects by implementing agile feedback-loops and innovative methods and principles.

The course includes the following elements:

Knowledge Intensive Product Realisation

  • Challenges in industrial companies
  • Overview processes and change management
  • Organize for Information exchange and learning

Agile Project Management

  • Agile history and background, including methods and principles
  • Project management and decision making
  • Organization, collaboration and communication.
  • Iterative development methods
  • Planning, including Visible Planning (VP)

Production Concept Development

  • Requirement management, Product architecture and Production system
  • Innovative thinking and activities
  • Tools and methods for innovation and evaluation

Production Concept Selection and Decisions

  • Decision support and evaluation of alternatives
  • Tools and methods for concept presentation and selection
  • Implementation and follow-up

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