operation management assignment 5

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Avoid plagiarism, matching ratio should not exceed 10%

Requirement:

Learning outcome:

  • Understand the concept of process selection, forecasting, capacity planning, production forecast methods and schedule operations.
  • Exercise critical thinking to analyze and synthesize information for scheduling operations and ERP.
  • Develop numerical skills needed to analyze complex data of process design, quality management, capacity & scheduling planning to navigate in challenging situations.
  • Create the capacity to write coherent project about actual operation management case studies.

Assignment Question(s): (Marks 5)

Question 1:

Sequence the jobs shown below by using a Gantt chart. Assume that the move time between machines is one hour. Sequence the jobs in priority order 1, 2, 3, 4.

Job Work Center/Machine HoursDue Date (days)

1

A/3, B/2, C/2

3

2

C/2, A/4

2

3

B/6, A/1, C/3

4

4

C/4, A/1, B/2

3

  • A) Using finite capacity scheduling, draw a Gantt chart for the schedule (Marks 0.5)
  • B) What is the make span? (Marks 0.5)
  • C) How much machine idle time is there? (Marks 0.5)
  • D) How much idle time (waiting time) is there for each job? (Marks 0.5)
  • E) When is each job delivered? (Marks 0.5)
  • F) Which department is the bottleneck? (Marks 0.5)
  • G) Calculate the machine utilization? (Marks 0.5)

Question 2:

A public accounting firm requires the following activities

for an audit:

Activity

Immediate Predecessor

Activity time

A

3

B

A

2

C

5

D

B, C

2

E

A

4

F

B, C

6

G

E, D

5

  • A) Draw a network for this project? (Marks 0.5)
  • B) Make a forward pass and a backward pass to determine ES, LS, EF, and LF? (Marks 0.5)
  • C) What are the critical path? (Marks 0.5)

Instructions – PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY

  • The Assignment must be submitted on (WORD format only) via allocated folder.
  • Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.
  • Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.
  • Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.
  • Late submission will NOT be accepted.
  • Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.
  • All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).

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