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Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Production and Operation Management

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and NPTEL via Swayam


Production and operations Management will introduce students to the many operations topics and issues faced by leading organizations, both in service and in manufacturing. The goal of this course is to help students gain an understanding of what operations management involves, how it relates to other functional areas in an organization, the types of problems that are faced by operations managers, and common decision-making approaches.INTENDED AUDIENCE : 1. Management 2. SciencePREREQUISITES : NilINDUSTRY SUPPORT : BHEL, THDC, Hero Motocorp, UJVNL, Maruti, etc.


Week 1 : L1 - Introduction to Operations Management;
L2 - Operations Strategy in a global economy ;
L3 - Opera n tions Management and Productivity,
L4 - Types and Characteristics of Manufacturing and Service Systems
L5 - Product Desig

Week 2 : L1 - Introduction to Forecasting
L2 - Introduction to Time-series forecasts
L3 - Extrapolative methods I
L4 - Extrapolative methods I I
L5- Forecasting Error

Week 3 : L1 - Causal Methods of forecasting
L2 - Qualitative Methods of Forecasting
L3 - Introduction to Inventory Management
L4 - Various costs involved in inventory management
L5 - EOQ Models of Inventory Management

Week 4 : L1 - Various variations of EOQ
L2 - Inventory Models with Uncertain Demand -I
L3 - Inventory Models with Uncertain Demand -II
L4 - Miscellaneous Systems and Issues
L5 - Inventory Control and Supply Chain Management

Week 5 : L1 - Aggregate Sales and Operations Planning
L2 - Aggregate planning Techniques
L3 - Material requirement Planning
L4 - Improvements in the MRP system
L5 - Lot Sizing in MRP Systems

Week 6 : L1 - Nature of Quality
L2 - Evolution of Quality Management
L3 - Modern Quality Management
L4 - Total Quality Management
L5 - Statistical Concepts in Quality Control

Week 7 : L1 - Acceptance Sampling
L2 - 7 QC Tools
L3 - Introduction to Six Sigma
L4 - Quality Function Deployment
L5 - Quality issues in Services

Week 8 : L1- Facility Capacity
L2- Facility Location
L3- Facility Layout I
L4- Line Balancing
L5- Cellular Layout

Week 9 : L1 - Service Facility Layout
L2 - JIT Manufacturing
L3 - Lean Manufacturing
L4 - Kanban Production System
L5 - Case Discussions on JIT and Lean Philosophy

Week 10 : L1 - Maintenance Management
L2 - Total Productive Maintenance
L3 - Introduction to Project Management
L4 - PERT and CPM
L5 - Project Risk Management

Week 11 : L1 - Process Analysis
L2 - Job Design and work Measurement
L3 - Manufacturing Process selection and Design
L4 - Service Process Selection and Design
L5 - Business process Reengineering

Week 12 : L1 - Supply Chain Strategy
L2 - Measuring Supply Chain performance
L3 - Case discussion of Supply Chain Management
L4 - Contemporary Issues in Operations management
L5 - Framework for Operations Strategy Formulation

Taught by

Prof. Rajat Agrawal



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