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Allrights reserved Copyright Stephen C. Graves 2005 Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design Introduction Class format and protocols Intent and learning goals Overview Requirements and expectations
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Allrights reserved Copyright Stephen C. Graves 2005 Class Format and Protocols Part of Singapore-MIT alliance program in manufacturing; distance ed experiment At MIT: 15.763/1.274J/ESD.268J !!! 15.760/761 or 15.770J as pre req Web access for MIT students Use mike’s to talk Two Seminars on Friday
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Allrights reserved Copyright Stephen C. Graves 2005 Intent and learning goals Develop your understanding of phenomena and challenges in supply chains and manufacturing systems Develop your modeling skills and tool kit, applicable to system or network design Learn tactics, concepts and counter- measures for system improvement
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Allrights reserved Copyright Stephen C. Graves 2005 Topics Manufacturing system design Supply chain design: network optimization, sourcing, pricing
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Unformatted text preview: Flexibility and capacity planning Allrights reserved Copyright Stephen C. Graves 2005 Approach Models, frameworks and general principles for conceptualization: how to think about supply chain or system challenges? Specific tools and software: how to develop a solution plan? Cases and applications: how to apply in practice? Allrights reserved Copyright Stephen C. Graves 2005 Primary challenge Given uncertainty and constraints, how to design and plan a manufacturing system or supply chain to meet certain goals? Types of uncertainty and constraints will vary with context Applicable counter-measures and tactics will vary with context Allrights reserved Copyright Stephen C. Graves 2005 Requirements and Expectations Come to class prepared Group assignments: three written assignments & four small assignments Group size: 3 or 4 students, ideally from a mix of programs Your feedback Syllabus...
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