Strategic Production Planning, Scheduling and Control

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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