Module Title:   Production and Operations Management

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG5021M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Design & Product Development (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr MK Khan

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To provide students with the concepts which underpin Production and Operations Management so that they can analyse this function within their own workplace

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Concepts are analysed within lectures and applied in tutorial sessions

Lectures:   24.00          Directed Study:   62.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   2.00   &nbnbsp;      Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

explain the systems design , process flow strategies, and management factors which underpin successful production and operations management

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

critically evaluate current workplace practice.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...


  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%
  3000 word equivalent piece of coursework

Outline Syllabus:
Introduction to production and operations management. Just-In-Time (JIT) Pull Manufacturing and its elements: waste elimination, set-up time and batch reduction, levelled/mixed scheduling, group technology, cellular and flexible manufacturing systems, Kanban control, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and supplier management,
Introduction to Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRPII) PUSH systems: Bill of materials (BOM), master production schedule (MPS), materials requirements planning (MRP), rough cut capacity planning (RCCP), capacity requirements planning (CRP), order release and scheduling (OR/OS), work in progress (WIP), purchasing, forecasting and traditional inventory control methods. MRPII and JIT comparisons. Conflicting and complementary areas. Allocation of limited resources.

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