A graduate of the University of Bologna in Electronic Engineering, Mauro is an Italian national fluent in English and Spanish. He has been a consultant since 1994, active in a number of business sectors including electronics, machine tools, gears, automotive, software systems and services. His diversified portfolio of clients has allowed him to develop a broad perspective on competitive advantage and value creation. He is Adjunct Professor at the University of Bologna (Faculty of Engineering) and has a broad teaching experience in both residential and e-learning Executive MBAs. He is Senior Faculty Member at Bologna Business School where he is Executive Director of the Open Courses in Operations Management and Lean Product Development. Since 2004 Mauro is equity partner of OPTA, a consulting company specialized in operations and logistics management for manufacturing and service industries. Mauro is an Operations Management specialist. His academic interests are in parallel with his business consultancy activities, where he has undertaken projects that include Lean Manufacturing, Supply Chain optimization, Project Management, Company Turnaround. Companies in which he has provided consultancy include Agribologna, Assa Abloy, Bonfiglioli Riduttori, Datalogic, Gollinucci, Gruppo ASA, I.M.M. Hydraulics, Gt Line, Noemalife, Nilfisk, Nobili, Open Group, Tema Sinergie, Unilog. In 1997, he received the Rotary Foundation Grant.
CORSO CORE – Il modulo presenta una visione integrata dei modelli sviluppati per il Manufacturing & Quality Management, incrociando le fasi del processo di gestione della produzione – dall’individuazione delle performance critiche che il sistema operativo deve assicurare alla ricerca del miglioramento delle diverse attività – con i modelli gestionali che è preferibile applicare alle specifiche condizioni produttive. Vengono inoltre introdotti i principali Key Performance Indicators, che consentono di monitorare le prestazioni del sistema e di guidarne il miglioramento. Attenzione verrà dedicata anche alle operations nelle imprese di servizio.
The cross-sectionality of the logistics function and the value chain. Design and planning of the production system layouts. Management and forecasting of market demand. General criteria of programming and audit of production. Procurement and management of inventory and consumable materials. Evolution of just in time systems: from lean production to lean thinking. Automation of the information flow: from barcode to RFID technologies. Management of physical distribution.Hybrid MBA