Course Content (Syllabus)
Location Planning: Factors affecting facility location, a scoring rule for location decision making, mathematical models for facility location planning.
Capacity Planning: capacity measuring, strategy, planning and evaluation methods, equipment requirements planning, work force planning.
Process Selection: projects processes, job-shop processes, batch processes, line processes, continuous flow processes.
Process Design and Facility Layout: designing product layouts, functional layouts, cellular processes.
Materials Handling Planning: deterministic and stochastic materials handling systems.
Design of Work Systems: job design, methods analysis and improvement, work study and measurement, learning and experience curves.
Organizational Design: simple organization, functional organization, divisional organization, matrix organization, horizontal, vertical and spatial differentiation, centralization, coordination and control.
Business Plan: concepts and development.