Master in Production Management and Industrial Process Improvement
Online master in resource planning, definition of industrial strategy and innovation of productive processes.
In industrial companies, the Production Directorate is a key position whose good management directly impacts the company's results and, therefore, is a critical success factor in achieving competitive advantages thanks to continuous innovation in industrial processes. and Lean Management - Lean Manufacturing.
The Master in Production Management and Improvement in Industrial Processes of OBS Business School pays special attention to resource planning, the definition of a good industrial organization strategy and product innovation and production processes. In addition, throughout the master's degree in industrial production, the various ways of managing change through projects will be studied, with special emphasis on monitoring and control of production and managerial competence development.
In addition to the contents mentioned above, the Master focuses on the study of the two main production methodologies: Lean Manufacturing and Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) and prepares the student to obtain the certifications: QRM Basic (QRM Institute) and Lean Manufacturing (Lean Management Institute). Students will examine these two certifications throughout the Master and, if they meet the requirements, they can obtain them upon completion.
This master in online industrial organization offers a wide range of pedagogical proposals, such as Webinars with invited experts from industrial companies. In addition, it incorporates a DISC Module for the Development of the most important Skills in the area of knowledge. Likewise, participants will have access to a powerful industrial benchmarking tool (INCO-I), with which they will be able to measure the degree of excellence of their production plant.
Director of operations
Lean Manufacturing Manager
Plant Manager / Factory Manager
Process Engineering Department
Director of Operational Excellence
Responsible for continuous improvement
Lean Manufacturing Manager
Responsible Supply Chain / Approval suppliers
Industrial Organization Expert
Director in Industrial Management and Processes
To offer an integral vision on industrial management in the new competitive environments, focusing on the keys of the Production Management.
Specialization in Lean Manufacturing Management.
Competence development of the Production Manager in an industrail organization and be able to implement the methodologies through the most appropriate tools.
Turn people into 'managers' and experts in the management of production processes.
Be aware of the importance of conducting a sustainable management of industrial processes.
Know how to manage production in an ethical and socially responsible manner.
The program is divided into 10 modules and the completion of a Final Project. The modules are:
Industrial Strategy and Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM
Operational strategy and operational scorecard
Introduction to Quick Response Manufacturing
Time Maps (Manufacturing Critical path Time)
Project management with Agile-Kanban
Introduction to Lean Manufacturing
Value Maps (Value Stream Map)
Supply Chain Management
The whip effect and inventory management system ABC / XYZ.
Bottlenecks and strategic inventory positioning with DDMRP.
Calculation of DDMRP buffers and purchasing strategies.
The right supply chain, Agile Chain VS Lean Chain.
Quality Management in the production plant
Total Quality Management in the SME.
Quality Function Deployment (QFD) and Advanced Quality Planning.
Control and analysis of the process (SPC, pre-controls, audits, etc.).
Process improvement through Lean Six Sigma method. Troubleshooting methods (8D, 5WHY, etc).
Introduction to project management. Methodologies: PMBOK.
PRINCE2. Agile ISO 21500.
Goldrath critical chain.
Monte Carlo method.
Programming and control of production
Introduction to Programming and Production Control.
Production planning systems. Leveling of Heijunka Production.
TOC System Lean Systems: SMED, Takt-time.
Time Measurement Methods, MTM. Production Control Systems:
ANDON, MES, SCADA and Business Intelligence - BI.
TPM – Total Productive Maintenance. The 8 pillars of the TPM. OEE and KPI analysis.
Finance applied to industrial operations
Introduction to financial statements. Main concepts of balance analysis.
Ratios for decision making.
Evaluation and profitability of investments. Criteria to evaluate a project.
Techniques and methods of investment evaluation.
Types and cost allocation systems. Conventional methods and new paradigms.
Competence and relational development
Organizational affectivity: motivation and emotions
Management Skills: competence development
Opportunities and future challenges in people management. The change.
Pro engagement organizational systems
The 8 sins of current management and the 8 medicines
Types of organizations and management styles
TEAL organizations in the industry: operators involved at 200%
Management and decision making in Operations in globalized and multicultural environments
Industrial and Operational Management. Case methodology.
Relationship with property and workers. Business Strategy
Logistic References: Imports / Exports. Incoterms
Cost evaluation under the operational perspective. Trading account,
Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
The fundamental objective of our admission process is to ensure the suitability of the candidates. All participants should get the most out of this learning experience, through a context in which it is possible to develop a long-term relationship with classmates, teachers and alumni.
These are the stages of the admission process:
Prerequisites for admission
Admissions Committee Evaluation
Master's Degree in Production Management and Industrial Process Improvement
People who pass the evaluation of the program and meet the academic requirements established by the UB, will obtain their own degree from the UB (University of Barcelona).
In order to obtain the UB's own degree it is necessary to have a University Degree Degree (Engineering, Bachelor's Degree or Diploma). In case of not having a University Degree, once the different evaluations have been passed, a university extension diploma from the UB will be obtained.