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Module Code - Title:

PT3021 - MAKE WITHIN SUPPLY CHAINS

Year Last Offered:

2020/1

Hours Per Week:

Lecture

1

Lab

0

Tutorial

0

Other

0

Private

0

Credits

6

Grading Type:

Prerequisite Modules:

Rationale and Purpose of the Module:

Outline how production systems have developed historically and identify how they are being currently impacted by recent developments such as Mass Customisation, and Just-in-Time.

Syllabus:

Introduction To Operations Engineering, Operations Strategy, Quality Planning And Control, Product And Service Design, Process Technology, Facility Layout And Line Balancing, Human Resources, Key Performanace Indicators In Semiconductor Manuacturing, X-Factor And Operations Curves, Forecasting, Capacity Planning And Aggregate Production Planning, Inventory Management, Scheduling, Just In Time (JIT) And Lean Systems, Project Planning And Control, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Learning Outcomes:

Cognitive (Knowledge, Understanding, Application, Analysis, Evaluation, Synthesis)

Describe the steps involved in product development and service design. Explain the key performance indicators, x factor and operation curves in semiconductor manufacturing. Describe the layouts and characteristics of the basis manufacturing processes-product, process, fixed location and cellular.

Affective (Attitudes and Values)

Demonstrate an understanding of project planning and control and enterprise resource planning (ERP).

Psychomotor (Physical Skills)

N/A

How the Module will be Taught and what will be the Learning Experiences of the Students:

N/A

Research Findings Incorporated in to the Syllabus (If Relevant):

N/A

Prime Texts:

Slack N, and Chambers, S (2008) Operations and Process Management: Principles and Practice for Strategic Impact ,

Other Relevant Texts:

L. F. Atherton and R. W. Atherton (1995) Wafer Fabrication: Factory Performance and Analysis , Kluwer Academic Publishers
Taiichi Ohno (1988) Toyota Production System: Beyond Large-Scale Production , Productivity Press, Portland, Oregon

Programme(s) in which this Module is Offered:

Semester - Year to be First Offered:

Module Leader:

Con.Sheahan@ul.ie