MBA 7300 Advanced Production Techniques

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Link to the syllabus for MBA 7300


Grades

Fall 2010 Section A

Due to the Buckley Amendment, I can only post grades for those students who given written permission for me to do so.  I will accept the form at the bottom of the Class Contract.



Class Schedule and Dates
 

Week

Topic

Readings

1 16 Aug

Class Orientation/ Defining Operations for the Twenty-First Century: Customized, Cheaper, Better, Faster

Syllabus/Chapter 1

2 23 Aug

Goals, Objectives, and Performance Measures: The Key to Success or Failure

Forecasting and Master Planning: Synchronizing Functional Plans  Project hint see slide #34

Chapter 6

Chapter 8

3 30 Aug

The Theory of Constraints Philosophy: Making Money Now and In The Future TP-EC PROJECT 1 DUE

Exam I Due no later than midnight 5 Sept.

Chapter 2

Cloud template

CLR

EC

4 6 Sept

6 September Labor Day Holiday

5 13 Sept

The Theory of Constraints Philosophy: Making Money Now and In The Future TP-CRB

Chapter 2

CRB

6 20 Sept

The Theory of Constraints Philosophy: Making Money Now and In The Future TP-FRB

Chapter 2

NBR

3UDE cloud

7 27 Sept

Total Quality Management Philosophy: Managing Operations for Quality

Chapter 3

Chapter 14

8 4 Oct

The Just-in-Time Philosophy: Managing Operations For Responsiveness  PROJECT 2 DUE

7 October - Mid-Term (Thursday) last day to withdraw

Exam II Due no later than midnight 10 Oct.

Chapter 4

9 11 Oct

The Tools of the Theory of Constraints: Linking Operations to Profit (DBR)

Chapter 13 p.1

10 18 Oct

18-19 October FALL BREAK

11 25 Oct

The Tools of the Theory of Constraints: Linking Operations to Profit (DBR)

Chapter 13 p.2 

12 1 Nov

The Tools of Finished Goods Inventory Management: Traditional Methods Versus Holistic Methods ZIP file for Project 3 (right-click and "Save as")

Exam III Due no later than midnight 7 Nov.

Chapter 15 p.1

13 8 Nov

The Tools of Finished Goods Inventory Management: Traditional Methods Versus Holistic Methods

Chapter 15 p.2

14 15 Nov

The Tools of Supply Chain Management: Achieving the Global Optimum

Chapter 19

15 22 Nov

The Tools of Supply Chain Management: Achieving the Global Optimum PROJECT 4 DUE

24-26 November Thanksgiving Holidays

Exam IV Due no later than midnight 29 Nov.

Chapter 19

16 29 Nov

The Tools Of Project Management: Finishing to Specifications, on Time, and within Budget

Chapter 18 p.1

17 6 Dec

6 December - Last Day of Classes (Monday)

The Tools Of Project Management: Finishing to Specifications, on Time, and within Budget

FINAL EXAM (Exam V) Section A - Wednesday, 8 December 5:00 7:00 PM

PROJECT 5 DUE

Chapter 18 p.2

Chapter 18 p.3 

 

  (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 (http://www.valdosta.edu/~eddwalker/contract.htm).  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

Alternate presentations of the Thinking Process

Current Reality Tree

Evaporating Cloud

Future Reality Tree & Negative Branch Reservation

Pre-Requisite Tree version 1

Pre-Requisite Tree version 2

Transition Tree


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