This course will introduce the participants into how companies produce goods and services. As the operative component of the corporate strategy, the production management highly contributes to the success of companies. The resources of a company must be used effectively, producing goods and services in a way that satisﬁes customers. Effective production management enables the potential to increase revenues and to reduce costs of production. Furthermore, the course introduces the meaning of technology management as a central way to create a competitive edge by means of design, planning and application of technological products, processes and services.