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APIC 1174 - Execution and Control of Operations

Production and Inventory Control Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

Learn to translate plans into operational activities and define and apply techniques in the operations field. Topics include: Comparing actual output to plans and taking appropriate corrective actions; Communicating ideas in a group setting and instructing others in tasks; Creating operational solutions in the face of competing resources; Explaining the release of work and reporting performance through data collection; Understanding the execution of quality initiatives and continuous improvement plans; Evaluating trade-offs and participating in design decisions.


APIC 1171



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify different manufacturing strategies and policies.
  • Calculate rated capacity.
  • Calculate load.
  • Use input/output control to manage queues.
  • Level load production.
  • Understand line balancing.
  • Determine cycle time.
  • Perform project scheduling.
  • Identify resources required prior to order release.
  • Understand dispatching systems.
  • Manage lead-time.
  • Identify information stored in routing files, product structures files and item master files.
  • Understand the difference between Planning and Execution systems.
  • Understand Just In time and shop layout principles.

Effective as of Fall 2005


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