Strategic Manufacturing Management - MANF6860

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course focuses on the links between both manufacturing strategies as well as operational performance and effective supply chain strategies for companies that operate globally with emphasis on how to plan and integrate supply chain components into a coordinated system. It covers thoroughly the fundamentals of operations management by introducing students to the key concepts of global supply chain and logistics management. Accordingly, the course introduces and utilizes key issues such as risk pooling and inventory placement, international capacity planning, global manufacturing, integrated planning and collaboration,lean production systems, managerial accounting system in manufacturing applications, financial strategy and information sharing in a network consisting of multi- suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, and customers. Several of these factors are evaluated so that the overall performance of the chain is optimised.


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