Engineering and Production Management

Product Lifecycle Engineering

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

• Advanced environmental and safety management • Methods of integrated management over the whole life cycle of products. • Concept of product lifecycle management (PLM) • Product data management (PDM) • Effects on the design of production processes

Learning outcomes

The students learn about concepts and methods for predicting the operational characteristics and effects of products over their whole life cycle. They learn how to score these aspects and how to develop strategies to optimize the products economically, environmentally and socially.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: lecturer’s outline; European and DIN standards in environmental and safety management.

Mode of delivery

Mixed formats

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Comprehensive knowledge of engineering science, organizational subjects and work experience.

Assessment methods and criteria

Module project