Production Planning, Scheduling, and Control

Universidad del Norte

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Production Planning, Scheduling, and Control

  • Host University

    Universidad del Norte

  • Location

    Barranquilla, Colombia

  • Area of Study

    Industrial Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course describes quantitative models and heuristic strategies for decision making at the strategic, tactical and operational planning in production systems, i.e. production planning, scheduling and control.
    - To use information technologies to support decision-making processes on production planning and control.
    - To improve performance measures related to manufacturing or service (project) planning and control.
    - To make use of appropriate mathematical models and heuristics applied to production planning and control.
    - To analyze results provided by decision support software tools in order to make decisions and re-evaluate decisions.
    - To provide rigorous bibliographical research on new applied methods to production settings.
    - To develop written essays in the subject and to sustain a proper opinion on the subject.

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