OPERATIONS AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
The Course is designed to acquaint the students with decision making in : Planning, scheduling and control of Production and Operation functions in both manufacturing and services; Productivity improvement in operations thought layout engineering and quality management etc; Effective and efficient flow, replenishment and control of materials with reference to both manufacturing and services organisations.
Operation Management-Introduction. Operation Research and operation strategy, forecasting demand and Linear regression, transportation and assignment problems, allocation of resources.
Nature and Scope of Production Management- process planning and design Facility Location; Types Manufacturing Systems & Layouts; Layout Planning and Analysis Material Handling-Principals-Equipments, Line Balancing-Problems Operations decisions-Production Planning and Control -In Mass Production in Batch/Job Order Manufacturing.
Capacity Planning -Models, Process Planning-Aggregate Planning-Scheduling Maintenance Management Concepts-Work Study, Method Study, Work Measurement, Work Sampling Work Environment-Industrial Safety; Computer aided Manufacturing (CAM), Artificial Intelligence & expert systems.
Material Management -an Overview, production control, storage and retrieval System. Inventory Control- JIT .Network Techniques-Simulation
Concept of total Quality (TQ). International Quality Certification and other standards and their applicability in design manufacturing Humanistic and Marketing Aspects of TQ. Total Quality of services. Total Quality and safety. ERP and Business process engineering maintenance Management, project management-PERT & CPM.