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IND4313 - Production planning and control

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: R D Kennedy


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)


Operational planning and control, demand forecasting, time series. Aggregate planning and master scheduling. MRP, MRPII inventory analysis, price quantity discounting, economic lot sizing, sequencing and scheduling, line balancing. JIT planning and control, production smoothing, process design, job standardisation, Kanban control. Operational performance measures, productivity and financial measures. Decision support systems, concepts and principles.


Individual assessment including examination (3 hours): 70%
Group assignments: 30%

Contact hours

22 lecture hours and 22 hours laboratory and practice classes