Manufacturing Operations – Planning, Management and Control
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Manufacturing Operations – Planning, Management and Control

Cutting-Edge Production Management Methods That Will Help You Outperform the Competition
4.1 (539 ratings)
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2,452 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2018
English
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This course includes
  • 9 hours on-demand video
  • 9 articles
  • 23 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • This course will teach you how to improve, manage, and regulate all aspects of a successful manufacturing operations infrastructure
  • You’ll develop the ability to design and oversee an effective master production schedule that makes the best possible use of your manufacturing resources
  • You’ll discover the basics of materials requirements planning, including considerations like lead time offsetting, bill of materials, and determining manufacturing order quantities
  • You’ll understand how to apply the principles of capacity planning and management to determining capacity requirements and to matching capacity with materials scheduling and input/output control
  • You’ll learn the best way to develop and implement a winning production activity control system that reduces WIP, inventories, and lead times, guarantees the correct execution of material plans, and ultimately meets all of your customer service objectives
Requirements
  • No previous knowledge required.
  • Interest in planning and managing manufacturing operations.
Description

Is your manufacturing business strategically positioned to outpace its competitors? The effective streamlining of your company’s approach to both planning and control is the key to cutting costs, increasing efficiency, and staying one giant step ahead of the competition. In this fast-moving industry where customer demands rule all, regularly meeting and exceeding those demands is vital for success.   

Based on the instructor’s comprehensive and hands-on operational experience, this course will teach you the basic principles and best practices behind production management, including essential concepts like decision making, systems design and capacity, facilities location and layout, demand forecasting, resource and materials planning, capacity management and production control, and materials and inventory strategies. 

Upon completion of this course, manufacturing professionals and business owners alike will have the necessary practical skills to improve both their personal performance and the overall proficiency of their company’s manufacturing operations. This course will provide you with the knowledge, analysis, and advanced practices your business needs to stay current and competitive as an integral part of the supply chain industry. It will also show you how to consistently meet customer requirements, and how to meet those crucial obligations with significantly greater speed and accuracy than the competition.

Who this course is for:
  • Perfect for manufacturing professionals and students of manufacturing operations and manufacturing management systems at every level seeking a basic and more advanced understanding of manufacturing planning, execution, and control systems.
Course content
Expand all 100 lectures 09:09:52
+ Operations Management Basics
10 lectures 51:50
Glossary of Terms and Definitions
00:01

Presentation Slides

Production Management and System
03:00
Classification of Production Systems
04:23
A Framework for Managing Operations
07:17
Operations Management - Objectives
08:57
Strategic Role of Operations
04:04
Strategic Planning
04:56
Productivity
06:06
Scope of Operations Management
08:58
Operations Management Basics Quiz
3 questions
+ Role of Global Operations
5 lectures 46:40

Presentation Slides

Global Factors
04:48
Benefits of Global Operations
06:19
Challenges and Cost Considerations
13:33
Total Cost of Ownership
11:57
Political and Economic Factors
10:03
Role of Global Operations Quiz
3 questions
+ Decision Making in Operations
10 lectures 48:49
Presentation Slides and Spreadsheets
00:01

Presentation Slides

Framework for Decision Making
06:31
Decision Methods and Techniques
02:40
Decision Making Under Uncertainty
03:55
Decision Making Under Risk
03:06
Break Even Analysis
09:24
Break-Even Point Examples - 1
09:25
Break-Even Point Examples - 2
07:49
Discrete and Continuous Data Equations
02:05
Decision Tree
03:53
Decision Making in Operations Quiz
6 questions
+ Systems Design and Capacity
3 lectures 17:40

Presentation Slides

Design and Systems Capacity
05:43
Capacity Planning
07:13
Capacity Decisions
04:44
Systems Design and Capacity Quiz
3 questions
+ Locating Facilities
8 lectures 38:06
Presentation Slides and Spreadsheets
00:01
Reasons for Selecting a Suitable Location
10:48
Plant/Facility Location - Factors
08:53
Location Models
03:01
Weighted Factor Rating Methods
01:47
Load Distance Methods
07:03
Centre of Gravity
03:47
Locational Economics
02:46
Locating Facilities Quiz
3 questions
+ Facility Layout
9 lectures 40:46
Presentation Slides and Spreadsheets
00:01
Plant Layout Basics
03:53
Classification of Layout
05:31
Combination and Fixed Position Layout
02:10
Group (Cellular) Layout
03:59
Design of Product Layout
10:15
Design of Process Layout
06:25
Service Layout
01:29
Facility Layout Quiz
5 questions
+ Forecasting Demand
8 lectures 40:45
Presentation Slides and Spreadsheets
00:01
Forecasting Demand - Objectives and Methods
03:10
Time Series Methods
12:39
Exponential Smoothing
04:36
Regression Methods - Simple Regression
05:18
Correlation Methods - Simple Correlation
03:16
Forecast Controls
05:25
Forecast Application
06:20
Forecasting Demand Quiz
6 questions
+ Developing and Designing Products
5 lectures 35:40

Presentation Slides

Product Design and Analysis
04:43
Marketing and Production Characteristics
11:08
Economic Analysis and Production Aspect
09:56
Design for Manufacture
04:40
Design for Excellence
05:13
Developing and Designing Products Quiz
4 questions
+ Managing Materials
11 lectures 01:07:22
Presentation Slides and Spreadsheets
00:01
Materials Management - Functions
03:59
Purchasing - Objectives and Parameters
09:49
Selection of Suppliers
09:25
Stores Management
03:51
Inventory Management
10:10
Inventory Model EOQ - Trial and Error Method
05:25
Inventory Model EOQ - Analytical Method
09:04
Standardisation and Simplification
04:37
Value Analysis
04:22
Ergonomics and Just-in-Time
06:39
Managing Materials Quiz
4 questions
+ Aggregate Planning and Master Scheduling
8 lectures 48:29
Presentation Slides and Spreadsheets
00:01
Aggregate Planning and Master Scheduling Basics
11:03
Aggregate Planning Strategies
14:09
Mixed Strategies
04:39
Master Scheduling
03:52
Master Scheduling Format
03:47
Available-to-Promise
03:12
Practical Examples
07:46
Aggregate Planning and Master Scheduling Quiz
5 questions