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Production and Operation Management; Project Management

The free online course PERT and CPM in network analysis, as well as the future of production and operations management.

Leadership and Management
Free Course
This free online Production & Operation project management course will teach you about the tools in project management, as well as network analysis using program evaluation review technique and critical path method. You will also learn about focused manufacturing step in scheduling process, as well as the use of Gantt charts in scheduling process. The course will also teach you about the future direction of production and operations management.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

In this course, you will be introduced to the concept of project management, as well as the main tools that are used to carry out project management processes. The ways to perform network analysis using program evaluation review technique (PERT) and critical path method (CPM) will also be covered in this course. Then, this course will also teach you how to perform probabilistic time estimates, carry out proactive maintenance, as well as the life cycle of any equipment.

This course will also introduce you to the focused manufacturing step in the scheduling process, as well as the use of Gantt charts in the scheduling process. Furthermore, this course will cover the various order sequencing rules and problems, as well as an introduction to work method analysis. Lastly, this course will teach you about work management in project management, as well as the future direction of production and operations management.

This course is helpful for learners who want to gain an understanding of the concept and tools that are important in the project management process. The course is also helpful for learners who are aiming to carry out accurate scheduling processes in manufacturing and the order sequencing rules applied. Begin this course now to learn how program evaluation review technique (PERT) and critical path method (CPM) is applied in project management.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you should be able to:


  • Identify the main tools in project management.
  • Discuss a schematic explanation of a work breakdown structure.
  • Explain network analysis using PERT and CPM, as well as their distinctions.
  • Identify various probabilistic time estimates.
  • Explain product lifecycle and total productive maintenance.
  • Explain focused manufacturing under the scheduling process.
  • Discuss order-sequencing problems and order-sequencing rules.
  • Explain the goals and the building blocks of lean systems.
  • Discuss work method analysis and the commonly used flow chart symbols.
  • Identify the future directions of production and operation management.

Certification

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