Amity MBA 4th Sem ASODL Production Planning And Control

Amity MBA Assignment A
Question 1: a) Explain the forecasting process? What are the techniques for monitoring forecasts?
b) Explain various forecasting models.
Question 2: a) What is aggregate production plan? What are the pure strategies for APP?

b) The demand and capacities for production of company is given below. Demand for January, February and March are 900, 300 and 700 respectively. The production capacities for each of the month are given below.
January February March
Regular time 600 300 200
Over time 300 300 300
Sub contracted 500 500 500
The production cost per unit during regular time is Rs 60, during over time is Rs 70, and the sub contracted cost is Rs 72. The cost of carrying inventory is Rs 5 per unit per month. The cost of unused regular time capacity is Rs 15. Find the optimum production plan using transportation model.

Question 3: a) What is Master Production Scheduling? Explain various types of Bill of Materials.

b) What are the various disaggregation methods in use?
Question 4: a) Explain Materials Requirement Planning. What are the inputs and outputs of MRP?

b) Explain the various Lot sizing techniques.

Question 5: a) Explain assembly line balancing clearly defining various terminologies like cycle time, precedence diagram, work
stations, efficiency, utilization, balance delay, etc.

b) Explain the key elements to successful JIT.

Question 6: Explain, long-range, medium-range and short-term capacity planning methods?
Question 7: a) What are various batch processing techniques?

b) Explain the concept of theory of constraints and synchronous manufacturing.

Question 8: Write short notes
a) Kanban
b) Scheduling and sequencing
c) System nervousness

Amity MBA Assignment B
Case study: Please read the case study given below and answer questions given at the end.

a) A company is setting up an assembly line to produce 192 units per eight-hour shift. The following table identifies the work elements, items, and immediate predecessors.

Question 1: What is the desired cycle time? What is the theoretical minimum number of work stations?
Question 2: Use the largest work element time rule to work out a solution.
Question 3: What are the idle time, efficiency and balance delay for the solution?

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