1.274[J] Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design


Class Info

Focuses on decision making for system design, as it arises in manufacturing systems and supply chains. Students exposed to frameworks and models for structuring the key issues and trade-offs. Presents and discusses new opportunities, issues and concepts introduced by the internet and e-commerce. Introduces various models, methods and software tools for logistics network design, capacity planning and flexibility, make-buy, and integration with product development. Industry applications and cases illustrate concepts and challenges. Recommended for Operations Management concentrators. Second half-term subject.

This class has 1.260, 15.761, and 15.778 as prerequisites.

1.274[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by S. C. Graves and D. Simchi-Levi.

Lecture occurs 8:30 PM to 10:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E51-345.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the MIT Supply Chain Management Masters Program site.

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