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IESEG School of Management ( IÉSEG )

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Niveau Année de formation Période Langue d'enseignement 
Bachelor in International Business2S1English
Professeur(s) responsable(s)D.NEWLANDS

Pré requis

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

Objectifs du cours

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:
Describle various input-transformation-outputs
- 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:
MS Prpoject
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 class15,00  
Tutorials9,00   MS Project, OPT, E2E game, compulsory attendance
Independent work
Reference manual 's readings21,00  
Independent study
Group Project30,00  
Charge de travail globale de l'étudiant75,00  

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
Group Project0,00235,00
Written Report0,00125,00
TOTAL     100,00


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

  • Russel and Taylor, Operations Management, pdf 7th edition -

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

  • Materials are provided on IESEG on-line -

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