Lab5_F09

Lab5_F09 - Lab Lecture 5 Introduction to MERP Objective...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Lab Lecture 5 • Introduction to MERP –Objective –Screen Layout –Different functions of a company defined in MERP –Parameters in each function 1 IE332 Fall 09 –A Case Study: TSC (The Simple Case Study) What is MERP? • MERP = Management Enterprise Resource Planning – An ERP simulation tool – Simulates the realities of managing a complex manufacturing company – Based on the ERP concepts of a model base, a data-base and integrated functions 2 IE332 Fall 09 – Managing a company by controlling policies and procedures in integrated operations of a business organization to improve the corporate performance
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Registration and Installation • MERP is a Web-enabled technology – Registration with the provided user key at • http://www1.mbe- sim.com/registrated_users/groupusers/login.php3? group=Purdue – Install the client software to your computer connected to the Internet Download the client from http://www1 mbe 3 IE332 Fall 09 • Download the client from http://www1.mbe- sim.com/download.php?id=38 – Follow the instructions posted on BBV • Registration/installation instructions • MERP learning platform description Modeling Objectives • Make a lot of money! (simulated money) • Model complex production systems • Understand and change the rules and policies that govern such systems • Illustrate techniques needed to control the performance of these systems 4 IE332 Fall 09 • Make changes while satisfying constraints (reputation, profit level, etc)
Background image of page 2
Functional Areas in MERP • Marketing and Sales – Linkage between the company and customers Maintaining an adequate Reputation – Maintaining an adequate Reputation – The market favors faster response time and reduced prices • Production – Transforming raw materials into finished goods – Produce work orders based on the actual orders 5 IE332 Fall 09 Produce work orders based on the actual orders received and the planning parameters as set by the
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 9

Lab5_F09 - Lab Lecture 5 Introduction to MERP Objective...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online