Applied Operations Management - Aggregate Planning - Revised
Discover how aggregate planning techniques can help optimize your organizations' operation time and production costs.
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This course will first introduce you the concept of aggregate planning and its use in medium-term planning in businesses. You will study the costs that are used to calculate the minimum production capacity and production cost, the tabular method, and linear programming which can help you achieve the best outcome such as maximum profit or lowest cost. You will learn the strategies to help your company cope with demand fluctuations as well as the costs that are relevant to aggregate production planning.
You will then look at the Transportation Model method of aggregate planning which can be used to obtain aggregate plans that would balance capacity and demand as well as the minimize costs. The course will also discuss the criteria that need to be met when formulating the aggregate planning problem so that the transportation model can be used. You will also make a comparison and contrast the Transportation model with other aggregate planning methods.
Your organization's business plans can be finalized with the help of a demand forecast. By learning aggregate planning, you can work from the final sales unit to the raw materials required over a medium-range period of 6 months to 18 months. This Applied Operations Management - Aggregate Planning online course will teach you how to break down labor, raw material, working capital, etc. so make sure to check it out and help your organization reach its business goals!
Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Define aggregate planning
- Describe aggregate planning methodologies
- Describe the Tabular method
- Describe the Linear Programming method
- Describe the Transportation model
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