Manufacturing Planning and Control

Description

The most important manufacturing planning and control methods are discussed in detail . The course contains mainly lectures, supplemented with some seminars by speakers from industry.

Contents

– Manufacturing planning:
•  ‘Master Production Scheduling’ and ‘Sales and Operations Panning’
•  MRP, MRP-II, ERP
•  Scheduling
•  Inventory management
•  Forecasting

– Shop floor control:
•  Factory Physics
•  Push vs. pull production activity control
•  Just-In-Time production
•  Theory of Constraints

– Operations management:
•  Manufacturing strategy
•  Product/service systems