COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Operations Management
Course Code: 
15MEC338
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Operations Management' is a course offered in the B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

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.

Unit 2

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.

Unit 3

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.

  • Krajewski L. J. And Ritzman L. P. - ‘Operations Management: Strategy and Analysis’ - Addison - Wesley Pearson Education Asia - 2010
  • Chase B. R. and Aquilano N. J. - ‘Production and operations management’ – McGraw Hill - 2006 - 7th Edition
  • Hopp W. J. and Spearman M. L. - ‘Factory Physics’ – McGraw Hill - 2000 - 2nd Edition
  • Buffa E. S. and Sariss R K. -‘Modern Production / Operations Management’ - John Wiley - 1994 - 8th Edition