330.249 Modern Methods in Production Management
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • To name and explain the principles and building blocks of modern manufacturing
  • discuss manufacturing strategies and concepts
  • to consider the human factor in the company

Subject of course

  • Development periods in automotive engineering
  • Trends and factors in the automotive industry
  • competitive strategies
  • Requirements for the product creation process
  • Building blocks of modern manufacturing
  • manufacturing strategies
  • The human being in production

Teaching methods

Discussion of case studies, videos and numerous concrete practical examples from the current implementation in organisations.

Mode of examination


Additional information


  • Die LVA ist abgesagt und findet im SS2020 nicht statt.
  • Prüfungen werden weiterhin durchgeführt, wenn dies wieder möglich ist.
  • Alle Unterlagen zur LVA befinden sich in TUWEL.
  • Der Prüfungsstoff orientiert sich an den Unterlagen in TUWEL.


  • Lidauer, Albert


Examination modalities

Written exam (open questions)

In order to take part in an examination, it is necessary to register in time (for the respective examination date) in TISS. Students who do not meet the registration deadline cannot take part in the exam! Enquiries in this regard will not be answered!

Examination Barriers

In accordance with the study regulations (Mitteilungsblatt 2014, 3. Stück; Nr.22), the following rules apply to the cancellation of examinations.

§ 18a. (1)) The students are entitled to cancel their examinations orally, in writing or electronically with the examiner or dean of studies at the latest two working days before the day of the examination.

(2) If students do not appear for an examination without having cancelled their registration in accordance with paragraph 1, the Dean of Studies is entitled to exclude these students from the registration for this examination for a period of eight weeks at the suggestion of the examiner. This period begins on the examination day on which the student, despite having registered correctly, did not appear without having cancelled his/her registration beforehand. The affected students must be informed of the suspension in an appropriate manner.

(3) If the student can prove that he/she has been prevented from deregistering in due time in accordance with paragraph 1 by a valid reason (e.g. accident) or another reason worthy of special consideration, the suspension must be lifted.

It should be noted that use is made of the option set out in paragraph (2) for students who do not appear at the examination without prior deregistration.

Examinations: Registration by e-mail to markus.steinlechner@tuwien.ac.at.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.02.2020 00:00 30.06.2020 00:00 30.06.2020 00:00



Ein Skriptum zur Lehrveranstaltung ist erhältlich. Am Beginn der LVA oder Theresianumgasse 27, 1. Stock, Sekretariat (Mo-Do 9:00-12:00)

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge in production, logistics, quality, process and project management