Provide examples of made-to-stock, assemble-to-order, and make-to-order
products available in your area. What advantages do you see in moving from maketo-stock to assemble or make-to-order?
Make to Stock (MTS) are items stored based on customer demands. I
What are the aggregate terms used in managing a university as a whole,
IE: computer forecasts, student scheduling, operations, etc. Please
provide an example.
Sales and operations planning provide the key communication links for top management to coordina
What are some examples of capacity planning at a university? What are good and poor practices?
Capacity planning is ultimately the process of forecasting production requirements by utilization historical
data to mitigate time and expense. Capacity plannin
Surge capacity is the ability to take on an extra number of customers or product requests. Tell
how the three different facilities handle surges. For example: a football stadium, a clothing store, and an
Surge capacity is a measurable rep
What is meant by the statement, The real task of managing materials is matching supply to
What is meant by statement The real task of managing materials is matching supply to demand
is that the expertise that one demonstrates in materials manageme
Reflections on your learning:
Create a reflection post explaining the most important lessons you learned in the course.
Provide a summation of how you will use these lessons in the future.
Chapter 2 is what I remember the most as it deals with Demand Mana
Discuss the application of the MPC framework to a college/university setting. Identify the
front end, engine, and back end. (250 initial word post and 100 word response)
The front end is the set of activities and systems for overall direction setting (F.