ISE 723 Production Planning, Scheduling and Inventory Control

An analysis of Production-Inventory systems. Discussion of commonly used planning and scheduling techniques. Introduction to use of math modeling for solution of planning and scheduling problems. Interface with quality control and information systems. 3 credit hours


• Prerequisite

Courses in calculus, probability and statistics or consent of instructor.

• Course Objectives

This is a first course in Production and Inventory Control designed to develop both a theoretical understanding and a practical basis for work in the area.

• Course Requirements

Homework: Assigned

Examinations: Three (3) take-home exams

Software Requirements: N/A

Projects: Forecasting project (Note: The software for the forecasting project is designed to work with a Microsoft PC, not a Mac.)

• Textbook

Hodgson, Thom J., and Russell E. King, Production and Inventory Control, Forecasting, and Scheduling, published by the NCSU Bookstore.  (Textbook available at the NCSU Bookstore)

• Computer and Internet Requirements

NCSU and Engineering Online have recommended minimum specifications for computers. For details, click here.

• Instructor
  Dr. Thom J. Hodgson
Distinguished University Professor

Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering
North Carolina State University
301 Daniels Hall
Campus Box 7906
Raleigh, NC 27695-7906

Phone: (919) 515-5194
Fax: (919) 515-5281
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