13034 Operations Management in Organizations

Credits: 3 graduate credits in Business Administration / Operations Management

Prerequisites: Operations Research, Accounting for Managers, Marketing, Management and Organizational Behavior, Financial Management, Corporate Law for Managers

The course is based on a Hebrew translation of volume 2 of Production and Operations Analysis (4th ed.), by S. Nahmias (McGraw-Hill, 2001).

The course discusses issues pertaining to manufacturing planning and control when manufacturing quantities are known. It presents the major accepted models and considerations underlying their design.

Topics: Push and pull production control systems; Production timing; Project timing; Plant location and layout; Quality assurance; Reliability and preventive maintenance.