10688 Operations Management II
Credits: 4 intermediate credits in Industrial Engineering and Management or in Management
Prerequisites: One of the following: Introduction to Statistics for Students of Social Sciences I or Introduction to Statistics and Probability for Science Students; one of the following: Introduction to Statistics for Students of Social Sciences II or Statistical Inference; and one of the following: Calculus for Students of Economics and Management or Differential and Integral Calculus I.
The course is based on a translation of the second part of Production and Operations Analysis (4th ed.), by S. Nahmias (McGraw Hill, 2001).
The course deals with various areas relating to production planning, quality and reliability. It presents the major prevalent quantitative models in the field, and considerations for their implementation.
Topics: Push and pull production control systems: MRP and JIT; Operations scheduling; Project scheduling; Facilities layout and location; Quality and assurance; Reliability and maintainability.