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OPM 312 Forecasting and System Design

5 CR
This course introduces students to forecasting and capacity planning tools for manufacturing and service organizations. Qualitative and quantitative techniques are discussed, and the pros and cons of each are identified. The selection of appropriate processes and facility layouts, and the design of work systems to optimize production are discussed; and the impact of good product design on production operations is highlighted. Maintenance planning is discussed including the differences between breakdown (reactive) and preventative (planned) maintenance. Techniques for job design such as methods analysis and time study methods are demonstrated. Both graphical and computational (spreadsheet) techniques are used throughout the course to solve a range of typical problems.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the BASOPS program.



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