Asset Management

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode EBM024A05
Vaknaam Asset Management
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Asset Management
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student:
1. is able to understand the importance and relevance of asset management and important aspects of life cycle management for company performance
2. will have acquired and applied advanced academic knowledge and understanding of the major aspects and phases in the asset life cycle from identification and initiation of the opportunity, to the operations and maintenance phase
3. is able to analyse, design and apply innovative (quantitative) methods for asset management
4. will know how to report and defend asset management solutions in clear and concise writing
Omschrijving Many industrial companies require complex ‘assets’ or ‘capital goods’ in their primary process. Examples can be found in a wide range of industries and include real estate, facilities and infrastructure, manufacturing and production plants and flexible manufacturing systems. The design, proper use, and maintenance of such assets are usually critical for the performance of the company. Complex production assets typically have a long life-span, whereby the total cost of ownership (including e.g. maintenance and renovation costs) may far exceed the initial investment. This course consists of plenary lectures and tutorials related to assignments, during which the stages of the asset-life cycle will be discussed. Investment and design decisions related to manufacturing automation will be discussed. In addition, the following topics will receive attention: quantitative methods in the front-end, the organisation of operations and maintenance, reliability engineering in maintenance and operations, and condition monitoring.
Students are asked to exercise with and reflect on these topics by conducting assignments, and do an intermediate exam. The assignments are all preceded by a tutorial/Q&A session.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm -computer practicum,  -hoorcollege ,  -werkcollege
Toetsvorm -groepsopdracht,  -individuele opdracht,  -tussentijds tentamen (open vragen)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. J. Veldman
Docent(en) Prof. Dr. C. Emmanouilidis , L. Pentinga ,dr. J. Veldman
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Articles and hand-outs (approximately 15, to be announced via Brightspace) various
Opmerkingen Secretary, room: 5411-0634, phone: +31(0)50 3637020, e-mail:
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
DD MSc TOM – NUBS, Newcastle (1,5-jarig)  (basisprogramma) 1 semester II a verplicht
MSc Technology and Operations Management/TOM  (basisprogramma MSc TOM) 1 semester II a verplicht