Revised Course Structure for Master in Business Administration
MBA Semester IV Specialization: - Production & Operation Management
Elective OP 407 D: World Class Manufacturing
World Class Manufacturing Environment; Imperatives for success – Technology, Systems approach and change in the mindset; Strategic Decisions in, Manufacturing Management; Choice of Technology, Capacity, Layout/Automation in Material handling Systems; Aggregate Planning and Master Production Scheduling-Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) – Software in Use, Manufacturing Resources Planning (MRP-11) Software in Use. Implementation Problems/Indian experience; Optimized Production; Technology Principles advocated by Eliyahu Goldtratt; Just – in – Time System; JIT Manufacturing System, JIT Pull System – Use of Kanban, JIT Purchase – Source Development, Buyer – Seller relations; Suplly Chain Management/Bench Marking;
Total Quality Management – TQM Philosophy, TQM Principles, TQM Tools including Circles, SQC/Acceptance Samplings, Quality Through Design, QFD – Quality House, Failure Mode Effect analysis, Fault – tree analysis, Concurrent Engineering Principles Taguchis, Quality loss function and Robust Design Concept, Designing Products thro ‘Fuzzy’ Logic, Quality Management System and ISO9000 Standards; Total Employee Involvement and Small Group Activities; Customer – Driven Project Management (Integration of TQM, Project Management Systems with customer – Driven team Structure)/ Automation in Design and Manufacturing; Automated Material Handling equipments, Role of IT in World Class Manufacturing, Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS), Group Technology/Cellular Manufacturing System; Six Sigma.
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Hughes, Chris: Productions and Operations Management. London, Pan Books, 1985.
Schonberger, Richard J: Japanese Manufacturing Techniques. NY, Free Press, 1982.
Note :- At least 10 Case Studies should be taught in class on relevant