15.763 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.

15.763 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by D. Simchi-Levi and S. C. Graves.

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.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 15.763 was rated 4.4 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Manufacturing System and Supply Chain Design site or on the 15.763 Stellar site.

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