Engineering and Production Management

Production KPI and Controlling

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

• Sensitivity and risk analysis
• Fundamentals of financial controlling
• Basics of production controlling
• Objects of production controlling
• Objectives and tasks of production controlling
• Basics of performance measurement systems (KPI) in production plants
• Dependencies of production and business oriented KPI systems
• Case Study

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students are able to:

• Efficiently apply production controlling methods in the context of company tasks
• Use appropriate concepts for the implementation of production controlling in a targeted manner and set up accompanying processes
• Identify the expectations and requirements of the stakeholders involved in production controlling processes and derive action steps from them
• Plan and model measures and processes in the context of production controlling projects efficiently and purposefully
• Plan the development and structure of KPI systems in production and drive their implementation

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lecture notes; handouts; J. Gottmann: Produktionscontrolling: Wertströme und Kosten optimieren; A. Klein: Modernes Produktionscontrolling für die Industrie 4.0: Konzepte, Instrumente und Kennzahlen; G. Sejdic: Produktionscontrolling im Kontext von Industrie 4.0: Auswirkung von Echtzeitdaten auf die Effektivität und Effizienz der Planungs-, Steuerungs- und Kontrollunterstützung des Produktionsmanagements; M. Steven: Produktionscontrolling;

Mode of delivery

Lectures and tutorials

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Advanced Production Technologies, Advanced Materials, Engineering Data and BOM, Project and Process Management, Costing in Engineering and Production

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and/or oral exams