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APIC 1174 - Execution and Control of Operations

Production and Inventory Control Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

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





Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 50896

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY



Course Outline



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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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Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Execution/Control Of Operation Participant Workbook (09128-V31)
Author Apics
Binding Paperback
Price $134.95


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