ops350 | undergraduate
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Operations Planning and Scheduling
- Explain the concepts of just-in-time and lean production.
- Evaluate potential inventory policies for a business, and choose an appropriate inventory policy, business strategy, and key characteristics.
- Explain the concept of a supply chain, and evaluate competing supply chain strategies for businesses.
- Describe major aggregate planning and scheduling methods, and show their impact on the success of a firm.
- Apply simple forecasting methods.
- Manage a project using PERT/CPM techniques.
- Describe the operations function from a systems perspective, and state its importance to organizations.
- Define an operations strategy, and explain its importance in maintaining a competitive advantage within a global economy.
- List various transformation process forms.
- Explain how a transformation process, including its physical layout and capacity, can impact the overall strategy of a manufacturing or service business.
- Describe the use of quality management techniques in business, and apply quality control tools.
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