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) 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. Production and Inventory Control, Forecasting, and Scheduling.

Text will be made available on the course wolfware site.

• Computer and Internet Requirements

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

• Instructor

Dr. Russell E. King, Edward P. Fitts Distinguished Professor
Co-Director, Center for Additive Manufacturing and Logistics
Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering
North Carolina State University
126A Daniels Hall
Campus Box 7906
Raleigh, NC 27695-7906

Phone: (919) 515-5186
Fax:     (919) 515-1543
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