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Operations Management: Course Outline(MBA-Management)

This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the foundations of operations management in both manufacturing and services.

Course Contents

INTRODUCTION

  • Introduction to Operations Management
  • Competitiveness, Strategy, and Productivity

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT MODELS

  • Forecasting
  • Decision Making
  • Transportation models
  • Waiting lines models
  • Learning curves

SYSTEM DESIGN

  • Product and Service Design: Reliability
  • Strategic Capacity Planning for Products and Services:  Decision Theory
  • Process Selection and Facility Layout:  Linear Programming
  • Design of work systems: Learning Curves
  • Location Planning and Analysis:  The Transportation Model

QUALITY

  • Management of Quality
  • Quality Control:  Acceptance Sampling

INVENTORY MANAGEMENT AND SCHEDULING

  • Inventory Management
  • Aggregate Planning
  • MRP and ERP 
  • JIT and Lean Operations:  Maintenance
  • Scheduling

 

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

  • Supply Chain Strategies
  • Vendor selection, Internet purchasing, Supplier quality and reliability
  • Benchmarking
  • Types of Facilities and location analysis techniques
  • Transportation and distribution system

 

Course Contents

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Project life cycle
  • Project planning
  • Project scheduling
  • Project monitoring and control
  • Project evaluation

LAYOUT STRATEGY

  • Basics layouts
  • Designing process layouts
  • Designing product layouts
  • Warehousing and storage  layouts
  • Assembly line balancing
  • Hybrid Layouts 

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