1. Introduction to production planning and control
- Purpose of production planning, order sequencing, production scheduling and production control
- Manufacturing operation process - production philosophy
- Advantages of production control
- Sources of production control
- Characteristics of modern manufacturing management - MRP II process
2. Frame work of production planning and control
- Problems faced by production managers in diverse manufacturing units
- Resolving the issues
- Strategies for production planning and control
3. Master Production Scheduling (MPS)
- Forecasting and demand management
- Master production scheduling (MPS) activity
- Symptoms of MPS
- Aggregate planning
- Work exercises
4. Capacity Requirement Planning
- Capacity management and planning
- Types of capacity planning
- Factors affecting facility and capacity planning
5. Materials Requirement Planning (MRP II)
- MRPII overview
- Independent and dependent demands
- Materials planning process
6. Inventory Control (IC)
- Inventory planning involving management and control
- Finished good inventories control
- Calculations on lot order sizing
7. Production Scheduling and Technique
- Scheduling objectives
- Job scheduling –Forward/Back scheduling
- Input/Output control
- Dispatching rules –FIFS, ODD, SPT. etc
- Critical ratio rule
8. Theory of constraint (TOC) principles
- What is TOC?
- Bottleneck and non bottleneck resources
- Generic TOC principles
- Drum-buffer-rope (DBR) scheduling
9. Just-In-Time Manufacturing
- Principles of JIT
- Identify the causes of JIT wastes
- JIT manufacturing key activities and its features
- JIT implementation and its draw back.
- Continuous improvement
- The primary causes of inventories
- Schedule released and planned areas
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