Understanding of basic factory dynamics and the impact of variability on performance and optimal process design through quantitative methods. Topics include inventory systems, push vs. pull manufacturing control systems, just-in-time, lean manufacturing and six-sigma principles, forecasting, capacity planning, and scheduling. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of probability and statistics, linear programming and production planning.
Adv Prod Plan&Contrl
Monday, November 4, 2019 to Monday, February 3, 2020