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Learning Outcome:

  • Understand the concept of process selection, forecasting, capacity planning, production forecast methods and schedule operations.
  • Exercise critical thinking to analyze and synthesize information for scheduling operations and ERP.
  • Develop numerical skills needed to analyze complex data of process design, quality management, capacity & scheduling planning to navigate in challenging situations.
  • Create the capacity to write coherent project about actual operation management case studies.

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Assignment Question(s):(Marks 5)

Question 1:

Sequence the jobs shown below by using a Gantt chart. Assume that the move time between machines is one hour. Sequence the jobs in priority order 1, 2, 3, 4.

Job Work Center/Machine HoursDue Date (days)

1

A/3, B/2, C/2

3

2

C/2, A/4

2

3

B/6, A/1, C/3

4

4

C/4, A/1, B/2

3

  • Using finite capacity scheduling, draw a Gantt chart for the schedule (Marks 0.5)
  • What is the makespan? (Marks 0.5)
  • How much machine idle time is there? (Marks 0.5)
  • How much idle time (waiting time) is there for each job? (Marks 0.5)
  • When is each job delivered? (Marks 0.5)
  • Which department is the bottleneck? (Marks 0.5)
  • Calculate the machine utilization? (Marks 0.5)

Question 2:

A public accounting firm requires the following activities

for an audit:

Activity

Immediate Predecessor

Activity time

A

3

B

A

2

C

5

D

B, C

2

E

A

4

F

B, C

6

G

E, D

5

  • Draw a network for this project? (Marks 0.5)
  • Make a forward pass and a backward pass to determine ES, LS, EF, and LF? (Marks 0.5)
  • What are the critical path? (Marks 0.5)

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