MGNT 3300 Production & Operations Management

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Class Schedule and Dates

Week of:



1 – 13 Jan

Introduction to Managing Operations across the Supply Chain

Operations and SC Strategy

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

2 – 20 Jan

20 Jan – MLK Holiday

Managing Processes and Capabilities

Chapter 3

3 – 27 Jan

Product/Process Innovation

Exam I – Begins Thursday, 30 Jan

Chapter 4

Review 1

4 – 3 Feb

Manufacturing and Service Process Structures


Chapter 5

5 – 10 Feb

Manufacturing Quality

Chapter 6 and supplement 

6 – 17 Feb

Manufacturing Quality con’t

Managing Inventories


Chapter 7 

7 – 24 Feb

Managing Inventories con’t

Lean Systems


Chapter 8

8 – 3 Mar

Lean Systems con’t

Exam II – Begins Wednesday, 5 Mar

6 Mar – Mid-Term (Thursday) last day to withdraw


Review 2

9 – 10 Mar

Customer Service Management

Chapter 9

10 – 17 Mar

Spring Break Week


11 – 24 Mar

Sourcing and Supply Management

Chapter 10

12 – 31 Mar

Logistics Management

Chapter 11

13 – 7 Apr

Sales and Operations Planning

Exam III – Begins Thursday, 10 Apr

Chapter 13

Review 3

14 – 14 Apr

Materials and Resource Requirements Planning

Chapter 14

15 – 21 Apr

Project Management

Chapter 15

16 – 28 Apr

Sustainable Operations Management

Chapter 16

17 – 5 May

5 May - Last Day of Classes (Monday)

Exam IV

     Section A - Wednesday, 7 May 10:15 – 12:15 PM

     Section B - Thursday, 8 May 10:15 – 12:15 PM



Review 4


(The final exam slot is assigned by the office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.)

Every effort will be made to adhere to the above schedule, particularly with regard to the exam dates. However, should there arise a need to change the syllabus proper notification will be given to the class. (See Class Contract above.)

Class Contract and Permission to Post Grades:
You will find a copy of the contract and permission form on the web site (  Due to the Buckley Amendment, I must have written permission to post grades.  The form on the website is the only form that I will accept.

Review Material

Review material is provided as an aid to studying.  The student is responsible for making reasonable efforts beyond this material.  Additionally, the review material covers topics which may not appear directly on the examinations; however, the knowledge gained by studying these topics is useful when answering questions which do appear on the examinations.

Product mix decisions from a TOC perspective
TOC questions
How TIOE affect NP, ROI and CF -- text format
How TIOE affect NP, ROI and CF -- Current Reality Tree
Commands for the simulator
Notes on the book The Goal
Power Point Intro to TOC and DBR
Power Point Intro to Critical Path Project Management

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