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Course module: 325137-M-3
325137-M-3
Smart Asset Management
Course info
Course module325137-M-3
Credits (ECTS)3
CategoryMA (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg School of Economics and Management; TiSEM: Management; TiSEM: Management;
Is part of
M Supply Chain Management
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
prof. dr. H.A. Akkermans
Other course modules lecturer
Lecturer
ir. R.M. van de Kerkhof
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2020
Starting block
BLOK 2
Course mode
Full-time
RemarksCaution: this information is subject to change
Registration openfrom 13/10/2020 up to and including 31/08/2021
Aims
Students who have successfully completed this course will be familiar with:
  • The concepts of Smart Asset Management, Smart Services, and Smart Maintenance;
  • The most important innovations in the field of Asset Management for the upcoming years, including engineering innovations, information technology innovations, business and economics innovations, and social innovations;
  • Real-world cases of each innovation from various industries and firms, such as NS, KLM, Tata Steel, Liander and Shell.
Students who have successfully completed this course will be able to:
  • Adopt a system and overview perspective of Asset Management;
  • Recognize Asset Management challenges and determine what innovations are most suitable to solve these Asset Management challenges;
  • Analyze innovations with the CIMO method.
Content
The course consists of five major parts:
  1. Setting the stage: a primer in Smart Maintenance, Service and Asset Management;
  2. Engineering themes: exploring 3 types and real-world cases of engineering innovation, including Condition-Based Maintenance, Degradation models and Design for Maintenance;
  3. Information technology themes: exploring 4 types and real-world cases of information technology innovation, including Smart Sensoring, Data Analytics, Integration of Asset Management IT Systems, 3D designs, Virtual and Augmented Reality, and Mobile Solutions;
  4. Business & Economics themes: exploring 4 types and real-world cases of business innovation, including Asset Portfolio Management, KPI Dashboards, Life Cycle Costing and Performance-Based Contracting;
  5. Social science themes: exploring 2 types and real-world cases of social innovation, including knowledge management and cultural, and behavioural change.
Grading
For non-repeaters, the final course grade is determined by the grade for the group assignment (50%) and the grade for the individual exam (50%). Students pass the course if their final grade is equal to or greater than 5.5 (which will be rounded to 6.0) and if the score on the individual exam is equal to or greater than 5.0.
 
Recommended literature
None yet. 
[The book Akkermans, H.A. (2019). Smart Maintenance, Service and Asset Management Managing Technical Assets in the Digital Age. is under development. Until that time, the students are provided with the handouts and links to relevant literature]
 
Contact person
ir. R.M. van de Kerkhof
Timetable information
Smart Asset Management
Written test opportunities
DescriptionTestBlockOpportunityDate
Written test opportunities (HIST)
DescriptionTestBlockOpportunityDate
Written exam (60%) / Written exam (60%)EXAM_01BLOK 2105-01-2021
Required materials
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Recommended materials
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Tests
Group assignment 1 (15%)

Group assignment 2 (25%)

Written exam (60%)

Final grade

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