Operational management 310

Module code BOB 310
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Introduction to operations management, operations strategy and competitiveness. World-class and agile manufacturing. Operations planning in the service industries. The manufacturing management environment.  Batching principles (EOQ and DEL). Manufacturing planning and control systems. Sales and operations planning. Capacity planning and control. Demand management. Master production scheduling. Materials requirements planning (MRP). Distribution requirements planning. Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing. Synchronous manufacturing (Theory of constraints). Comparing MRP, JIT and TOC. Shop-floor scheduling and control. Integration and implementation of manufacturing planning and control systems. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Business process transformation.

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Industrial and Systems Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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