Programmes

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

MGTE 31032

COMPUTER-BASED OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Status : Elective Pre-requisite : MGTE 22032 Co-requisite : None

 

On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe operations strategies in Operations management
  • Explain how computers could be used to improve operations of a manufacturing firm
  • Demonstrate the understanding of operations planning
  • Examine the use to information technology based applications for operations.

Operations/Manufacturing Strategy for competitiveness, Forecasting methods, Product and process design, Computer-aided plant layout, Principles of computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) Computers in Work Study, Productivity and performance measurement, Quality Assurance, Statistical Process Control techniques, Acceptance sampling Aggregate Production planning, Capacity Planning, Systems for materials planning and control, job scheduling, project scheduling, modelling and simulation in operations management, software, issues of computerisation.

Lectures, lab work and assignments.

End of course unit examination (60% marks) and continuous evaluation (40% marks).

  1. Chase, R B, Aquilano, N J and Jacobs, F R (2008). Production and Operations Management – Manufacturing and Services. McGraw-Hill
  2. Slack, N, Chambers, S and Johnston, R (2010). Operations Management. Prentice Hall
  3. Bedworth, D D, Henderson, M R and Wolfe, P M. Computer Integrated Design and Manufacturing. McGraw-Hill International.

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