Although manufacturing has not been a traditional area for the conventional practice of project management, recent trends have shown an increasing?frequency?of application of the project management?concepts and?techniques in manufacturing/operations settings.?? A typical manufacturing cycle includes such functions as forecasting, inventory control, process planning, machine sequencing, quality control, decision analysis, production planning, cost analysis, process control, facility layout, work analysis and more.??The focus of this class is to apply project management techniques on the operational aspects of manufacturing activities.???
Topics to be covered:
Analyze manufacturing productivity from Learning Curves?
Analyze manufacturing system using Forecasting and Inventory Control tools?
Perform Cash Flow analysis to compare competing projects??