Process Management: Process design - Process Re-engineering - Job design. Work standards – Work measurement - Work sampling.
Facility location: Plant Location - Factors affecting Location – Globalization. Layout planning – types - Designing of Process layout and Product layout.
Supply Chain Management: Over view – purchasing and distribution – Measures of supply chain performance - Supply chain dynamics.
Quality engineering: TQM, Six sigma concepts - Lean manufacturing, ISO standards.
Forecasting: Forecasting system - Judgment methods, Time series methods.
Capacity Planning: Aggregate planning: Importance – planning process. Material Requirements Planning - Inputs, Factors, Outputs. Master Production Scheduling. Scheduling – Gantt charts.