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1 DSC 335 DSC 335 Operations Management Instructor: Zhibin Yang Assistant Professor Decision Sciences Department
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2 DSC 335 DSC 335 Roadmap Operations Strategy Process Management Process strategy/analysis Capacity analysis/planning Quality management Lean systems Supply Chain Mgmt. Supply chain dynamics Inventory management Case: Kristen’s Cookie Case: Blanchard Littlefield Game 1 Littlefield Game 2 Beer game Decision Making Tools Waiting line models
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3 DSC 335 Outline – Capacity Planning (Chapter 6) q Estimate capacity required q Make-or-buy analysis q Capacity and scale q Sizing and timing
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4 DSC 335 Fundamentals of Capacity Planning q Capacity (or capacity rate): the maximum rate of output of a resource (a process or a system) q Capacity decisions q Make or buy q Sizing and timing of capacity expansion
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5 DSC 335 A Systematic Approach 1. Estimate future capacity requirements 2. Identify gaps by comparing requirements with available capacity 3. Develop alternative plans for reducing the gaps 4. Evaluate each alternative, and make a final choice
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