Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Review of MPC, Agile Manufacturing Processes, Models of MPC Section 1: Review of MPC Theories and Framework Section 2: Research Framework for Problems in Manufacturing Systems 1. Mathematical Model based Problems and their techniques 2. Estimation and Hypothesis based Problems and their techniques Section 3: Introduction to MPC Problems and sample Models 1. Forecasting models 2. Aggregate planning models 3. Lot sizing and disaggregation models 4. Finite Scheduling models 5. Lean Manufacturing Models 6. Basic Distribution and Replenishment Models 7. Basic Supply Chain Structural Analysis and Performance Models Section 4: Agile Panning Problems and Techniques 1. Multi-Level Master Scheduling Techniques 2. Constraint Scheduling – (TOC theory, applications and optimisation) 3. Lean Manufacturing Implementation (from Flow Lean to Process Kaizen ) 4. Introduction to CONWIP ideology 5. Introduction to Demand Driven MRP
Operations Management and Operations Research (advisable but not mandatorily required)
36 contact hours per semester
Language of tuition
Module is presented in English
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Period of presentation
Semester 1 or Semester 2
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