Week 1: Introduction to Course, Operations Management: Objectives, Operations Management: Functions and Scope,
Types of Production Systems, Operations Strategy.
Week 2: Product Life – Cycle, Value Engineering Concepts, Design for X (DFX), Ergonomics in Product Design, Rapid
Prototyping: Concept, Advantages.
Week 3: Sales Forecasting, Forecasting System, Qualitative Methods of Forecasting, Quantitative Methods - I, Quantitative
Methods – I.
Week 4: Facility Planning, Factors Affecting Plant Location, Plant Location: Case Study on Uttarakhand, Location Evaluation
Methods-I, Location Evaluation Methods-II.
Week 5: Facility Layout and Planning-I, Facility Layout and Planning-II, Factors Influencing Plant Layout, Material Flow Patterns,
Tools and Techniques used for Plant Layout Planning.
Week 6: Production Planning and Control, Process Planning, Aggregate Production Planning, Capacity Planning: Introduction,
Capacity Planning: Examples.
Week 7: Project Scheduling, Network Diagrams, Critical Path Method (CPM), Critical Path Method: Problems, Critical Path
Week 8: Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), PERT Problems, PERT Problems, Time Cost Trade Off (Crashing),
Project Network: Crashing Problems.
Week 9: Production Control, Sequencing, Sequencing Problems-I, Sequencing Problems-II, Master Production Scheduling (MPS).
Week 10: Concept of Quality, Total Quality Management (TQM), Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Statistical Quality Control
(SQC), Six Sigma.
Week 11: Materials Management, Inventory Control, Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) Models, Economic Order Quantity (EOQ):
Problems, Production Quantity Model.
Week 12: Just in Time (JIT), Kanban System, Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)-I, Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)-II,
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).