14._Aggregate_planning - Aggregateplanning Chapter13 Agenda

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Aggregate planning   Chapter 13
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Agenda Nature of aggregate planning Planning strategies Aggregate planning methods Aggregate planning in services
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Agenda Nature of aggregate planning Planning strategies Aggregate planning methods Aggregate planning in services
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Where aggregate planning fits in Long-term plans ~1-5-year Aggregate plans Breaks LT plan into  bite-sized chunk (3-18  mo.) Short-term plans Monthly, weekly, daily, hourly  schedules
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Purpose of aggregate planning Why are aggregate plans called “aggregate”  plans?
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Purpose of aggregate plans For purposes of planning, firms: Aggregate products/services, labour  and time Why?
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Aggregating Product/service families Group into broad families E.g. Mt. bikes vs. road bikes each family E.g. units, volume produced
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Aggregating Labour Aggregate labour based on flexibility of 
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2010 for the course ENTR entr 3130 taught by Professor Duane during the Spring '10 term at American College of Computer & Information Sciences.

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14._Aggregate_planning - Aggregateplanning Chapter13 Agenda

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