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SCM 343Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems3 credits
Admission to COB and Business 341, and Business 389, (may be taken concurrently) All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5
A study of manufacturing planning and control systems. Topics include an overview of supply chain management, manufacturing strategy, forecasting, sales and operations planning, resource requirements planning, master production scheduling, rough-cut capacity planning, material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning, production activity control, Lean, constraints management, inventory principles, lot-sizing methods and independent demand inventory management systems. Students will be required to learn and to apply different types of software, e.g., Excel spreadsheets to problems built around the course topics. In addition, this course incorporates the triple bottom line (people, planet and profit). Prerequisites: Business 341(Essentials of Operations Management) and Business 389 (Quantitative Business Analysis) (may be taken concurrently). Business majors who have been admitted to the COB. All other students can take up to 21 credits of 300 and 400 level College of Business department courses, provided they have completed 60 credits with a combined GPA of 2.5.
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