Course: PRODUCT VARIETY MANAGEMENT
Offered by: University of Padova
Course description: The course aims to provide knowledge of theories (mass customization, information processing view) and methods (e.g. parts standardization, form postponement, …) for managing product variety and customization with particular reference to product configuration and related software supports. The teaching aims to develop students' ability to analyze and manage the activities of design, production, procurement, sales and after-sales assistance in companies characterized by variety and product customization. The ability to put into practice the notions learned is strengthened by the analysis of real situations as well as by both individual and group laboratory activities.
Notes: This course (1) is offered within the master degree in Management Engineering, (2) can be attended under the option Single Course unit (i.e. without enrolling to the entire master degree), (3) is a free choice course, (4) can be attended by Erasmus + students and other exchange students, (5) does not require compulsorily attendance, (6) is delivered between the beginning of March and mid-June, (7) is delivered at the campus in Vicenza, (8) is identified by the code: INL1001823, A.A.2021/22.