Manufacturing Planning and Control, 6 credits (TPPE82)

Produktionsplanering- och styrning, 6 hp

Main field of study

Industrial Engineering and Management

Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Veronica Lindström

Director of studies or equivalent

Fredrik Persson

Available for exchange students

Yes
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6MIND Industrial Engineering and Management, Master's Programme 1 (Autumn 2017) 2 3 English Linköping o

Main field of study

Industrial Engineering and Management

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G2X

Course offered for

  • Industrial Engineering and Management, Master's Programme

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Calculus, Mathematical statistics
 

Intended learning outcomes

After taking this course, the student should be able to:

  • understand implications on different kinds of resources regarding enterprise’s production planning systems
  • obtain an overview of the production planning systems regarding manufacturing companies
  • formulate, analyse and solve manufacturing planning and control problems using appropriate techniques
  • identify factors to design production planning systems in different manufacturing environments
  • form a planning system for material and production management at all decision levels, and
  • comprehend the links between production, planning and other enterprise’s functions 

Course content

Introduction, manufacturing planning and control system (MPC), Just-in-time/Lean production, Value Stream Mapping, reflection of economic, social, and environmental consequences of planning decisions (sustainability), demand management, forecasting, inventory control, master production scheduling, final assembly scheduling, capacity theory, rough-cut capacity planning, material requirements planning (MRP), capacity requirements planning (CRP), manufacturing resource planning (MRP II), production activity control, scheduling, bottleneck scheduling, theory of constraints (OPT), distribution planning.

Teaching and working methods

The lectures cover theory, models and approaches. The seminars are used for problem solving and case discussions. Laboratories incorporate value stream mapping and –analysing and computer applications.

Examination

TEN1Written examinationU, 3, 4, 55 credits
UPG1Laboratory workU, G1 credits

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Fredrik Persson

Examiner

Veronica Lindström

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 38 h
Recommended self-study hours: 122 h

Course literature

Jacobs, F. R., Berry, W. L., Whybark, D. C., Vollman, T. E. (2011) Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management, 6th ed., Mc Graw-Hill International Edition.
Jacobs, F. R., Berry, W. L., Whybark, D. C., Vollman, T. E. (2011) Manufacturing Planning and Control for Supply Chain Management, 6th ed., Mc Graw-Hill International Edition.
TEN1 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 5 credits
UPG1 Laboratory work U, G 1 credits

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LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

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