Rationalization of Production

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Course Unit Code345-0525/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter, Summer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites There are no prerequisites or co-requisites for this course unit
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
SED095Ing. Vladimíra Schindlerová, Ph.D.
Mission of rationalization. Study of organization systems. Classification of rationalization methods and techniques. Time and moving stidies. Multilateral decision. Rationalization instruments. Rationalization in production preparation. Operating and value analysis. Economic and ergonomics aspects. IT improvement. Consulting system.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Students regain the basic knowledges in field of mechanical production rationalization, operating transport, prodiction preparation, stok economy.
Course Contents
1. Mission of rationalization
2. Study of organizational systems
3. Classification of methods and rationalization techniques
4. Time studies
5. Motion studies
6. Method of multilateral observation
7. Instrumentation technique in rationalization
8. Rationalization in the field of production preparation
9. Operational research
10. Value analysis
11.Economic aspects of rationalization
12.Analysis, source of information for rationalization
13. Utilization of computational devices in the rationalization of the production system
14.Ergonomic aspects in the rationalization of the production system

1. Basic methods of rationalization of work processes in engineering
2. Classification systems for sorting of time consumption (worker-work-
work subject)
3. Time course of the production process, production cycle, its determination, evaluation,
4. Work operations analysis, baseline for consumption determination (standards)
5. Methods of determining production time consumption (analysis and others
6. Time studies. Determining the structure of working time
7. Time measurement technique. Motion studies - motion normatives
8. Methods of decision making, decision analysis,
9. Standardization of the number of workers
10. Creation of operator standards. Methods of measuring the work of technicians
11 Operations images and methodology for calculating standard time,
12. Use of movement studies in the technical-organizational organization of workplaces
13.Designing of the time spent in the shift (working day snapshots, snapshots
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
FRAME, J.D. Managing Projects in Organizations, Jossy-Bass, San Francisco, 1987
THOMPSON, A. A., STRICKLAND, A.J. Strategic Management, IRWIN, Boston, 1992
[1] NOVÁK, J. Racionalizace výroby - syllaby přednášek. Ostrava, 2002.
[2] KOL. AUTORŮ. Metody a technika racionalizace práce. Praha : PRÁCE Praha,
1975. 254 s.
[3] KOTLASOVÁ, E., BENEŠOVÁ, A., HRŮZOVÁ, H. Příprava a operativní řízení
výroby. Bratislava: Elita
Bratislava, 1994. 183s. ISBN 80-03-0352-0
[4] VEJDĚLEK, J. Jak zlepšit výrobní proces, Praha: GRADA, 1998.
ISBN 80-7169-583-1
[5] LEŠČIŠIN M.-STERN J.-DUPAĽ A. Rozvojový manažment výroby. Bratislava: Elita
Bratislava, 1994. 183s. ISBN 80-85323-80-X
[6] STEVENSON, William J. Operations management: theory and practice. 11th ed., global ed. New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, c2012. ISBN
Recommended Reading:
BURNS, T., STALKER, G. M. Management of innovation, London, Tavistoch, 1991
Operation Management, Jay H. Heizer, Barry Render, ISBN 013185755X
HEIZER, J. H., RENDER, B. Operation Management, , ISBN 013185755X
ŠAJDLEROVÁ, I. Organizace a řízení. Cvičení II. 1. vydání. Ostrava: VŠB – TU Ostrava, 2006. 86s. ISBN 80–248–0962–1
TOMEK, G., VÁVROVÁ, V. Řízení výroby. Praha: Grada Publishing, 1999. 439s. ISBN-80-7169-578-5 KAVAN, M. Výrobní a provozní management. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2002. ISBN 80-247-0199-5
VOGT, J. J., Wessel J. PIENAAR a Pieter Willem Combrink DE WIT. Business logistics management: theory and practice. Cape Town: Oxford
University Press Southern Africa, c2002. ISBN 0-19-578011-6
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Graded creditGraded credit100 (100)51
        ProjektProject50 26
        písemkaWritten test50 25