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IESEG School of Management ( IÉSEG )

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Niveau Année de formation Période Langue d'enseignement 
Professeur(s) responsable(s)D.NEWLANDS
Intervenant(s)Kris Lieckens (Paris Campus for Lectures), Alejandra Duenas (Paris Campus for E2E game) and David Newlands (Lille Campus)

Pré requis

Students may wish to review an introductory level book to business and management to support their study.

Objectifs du cours

Students should have completed an introductory level course in operations management.

This course provides planning and control tools for management of operations. Materials requirements planning, rank order clustering, to-from analysis and just in time are introduced.

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:
- Calculate an MRP sheet and understand the significance of "lowest level code".
- Grasp the difficulties of maintaining accurate MRP data and understand the differences between raw data and calculated requirements (Forrester Effect).
- List and describe the elements of Just-in-Time, analyse existing products and processes to determine effective clusters of processes, define efficient layouts and identify wastes

Contenu du cours

The course provides an introduction to:
• Materials Requirements Planning
Describes how MRP fits into MRPII
Identifies problems with MRP use
Defines Mass production, Lean manufacturing and JIT (JIT1, JIT2, JIT3,) and agile/mass customization
Identifies wastes and philsophies of lean
Conduct a supply chain game three times (mass production mode, JIT3 mode and agile/mass customization mode
Identify wastes in context and action kaikaku radical change initiatives to prove the change is viable.
Visit a company and review their operations, recommend remedial actions to improve flow and efficiency.

Modalités d'enseignement

Organisation du cours

TypeNombre d'heuresRemarques
Face to face
Interactive class12,00  
Tutorials4,00   E2E game, compulsory attendance
Independent study
Group Project34,00  
Charge de travail globale de l'étudiant50,00  

Méthodes pédagogiques

  • Tutorial
  • E-learning
  • Research
  • Visits/fields trips
  • Project work
  • Interactive class
  • Case study
  • Coaching


Students are assessed through participation to both seminars and through a multiple-choice exam

Type de ContrôleDuréeNombrePondération
Continuous assessment
Final Exam
Written exam2,00120,00
Group Project0,00130,00
Written Report0,00140,00
TOTAL     100,00


  • Heizer B. & Render J.H. latest edition. Operations management. Pearson. (class book) -

  • APICS JIT, Supply Chain Management and Production Planning and Control (pdf) via ieseg-online -

  • End to End cases for Mass production, Just in Time 3, and Agile Mass Customization -

Ressources internet

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