ME-435 Operations Management



Theory = 3
Practical = 0


S. No. CLOs PLO Taxonomy
1 Apply operations management principles to optimize the overall business strategy of the firm PLO-2

Level 3*

2 Prepare network models and apply techniques to manage project resources PLO-11 Coginitive
Level 3*
3 Use computational tool to manage the plan, schedule and resources of operation/project of a firm PLO-5 Coginitive
Level 3*
4 Apply method of statistical quality control for process improvement(s) PLO-10 Coginitive
Level 3*


  • Industrial Management & Systems: Introduction to industrial management and administration, System concept, Functions of Management, Managerial decision making, Models as decision aids.
  • Plant Location: Factors affecting location, Multiplant location, Location analysis, Plant layout, Types of layout, Material handling consideration in layout, Internal and External balancing, product and process layout analysis, Layout comparison.
  • Production Planning and Control: Product design, Pre-production planning, Production control for intermittent and continuous process; MRP (Material Requirements Planning), MRP inputs and outputs, Types of MRP; Job shop scheduling; Machine arrangement problems; Control for maximum profit; Scheduling techniques.
  • Quality Control: Sampling risk and economics of sampling; OC (operating characteristic) curve and sampling plan; Average outgoing quality; Sampling methods; Attribute and variable sampling, Concept of control chart, Process Variability; , R, MR, p, np, c and u charts.
  • Methods Analysis: Process chart; Man-Material flow charts; Work station flow charts; Man-Machine charts. Motion study; Principles of motion economy; Applications, Simo chart.
  • Work Measurement: Stop watch time study procedures, Timing methods, Performance rating, Total normal time, Allowance factors, Continuous production study, Work sampling procedures, Predetermined motion time techniques. Wage incentive plan and job evaluation.
  • Inventory Control and Forecasting: Inventory Control, Functions of Inventory, Economic order quality model, its limitations, Economic lot size, Safety stock, Stock out cost, Inventory systems, Inventory system under uncertainty, Quantity discount; Forecasting; Moving average and weight moving average; Capacity Planning.
  • Project Management: CPM (Critical Path Method) & PERT (Project Evaluation and Review Technique).


(01) Operations Management by Jay Heizer & Barry Render

*For details of Taxonomy Levels CLICK HERE!