MGT3373_-IM_Week8_(Heizer_10e) - Instruction Module MGT3373...

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Instruction Module MGT3373 – Week8 (Heizer 10e) Instructor Comments/Notes: Reminder : In this Instruction Module (and every one to follow) I will ‘recommend’ several textbook discussion questions, even-number exercises, and Case studies for you to attempt/study. Although I will ultimately provide the solutions/answers, I urge you to work them on your own before reading the solution/answer as a pre-test of your comprehension. I will also give you the solutions to additional problems in the Course Material section of my Blackboard page. . The purpose, of course, is to enhance your process of self-study. This mimics what is normally done in a classroom presentation: review of the material and working example problems. PLEASE NOTE: the Self-Test discussion questions, even-numbered exercises, additional problems and Case studies are for your own study and are NOT to be turned in to the instructor. Unless otherwise stated, the ONLY parts of the assignments that are to be submitted each week are the quiz responses. In addition to the specific items posted in the weekly Instruction Modules, I urge all students to do the following: - Go to the Pearson Companion site and practice with the Self-Study Quizzes - Go to the Pearson Companion site and work the Practice Problems - Work the “Solved Problems” in each chapter on your own before reading the solutions Overview: In Chapter 13 “Aggregate Planning” we will focus on the need for aggregate planning. We will discuss a few approaches to the aggregate planning process including graphical and numerical techniques. We will assess the differences between such planning approaches for the manufacturing and service industries. In Chapter 14, “Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and ERP” we will examine several operational management issues including, master production schedules, bills of material, inventory records, and purchase orders. We will discuss the MRP management approach to these functions including JIT (Just In Time) philosophies. We will also assess the differences in manufacturing and service industries. We will also discuss ERP, enterprise resource planning, techniques.
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Objectives: Chapter 13 After reading this chapter, students will be able to: IDENTIFY OR DEFINE: Aggregate planning Tactical scheduling Graphic technique for aggregate planning
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2011 for the course MGT 3373 taught by Professor Kitahara during the Spring '09 term at Troy.

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