BA4023

Materials Management

HBS > Professional Electives > Materials Management
Course ID
BA4023
Level
Post Graduation
Semester
Semester III

OBJECTIVES:
• To understand why materials management should be considered for profit in operations

UNIT I INTRODUCTION
Operating environment-aggregate planning-role, need, strategies, costs techniques, approaches-master scheduling-manufacturing planning and control system-manufacturing resource planning-enterprise resource planning-making the production plan

UNIT II MATERIALS PLANNING
Materials requirements planning-bill of materials-resource requirement planning-manufacturing resource planning-capacity management-scheduling orders-production activity control-codification.

UNIT III INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

Policy Decisions–objectives-control -Retail Discounting Model, Newsvendor Model; Review of deterministic models, Probabilistic inventory models.

UNIT IV PURCHASING MANAGEMENT
Establishing specifications-selecting suppliers-price determination-forward buying-mixed buying strategy-price forecasting-buying seasonal commodities-purchasing under uncertainty-demand management-price forecasting-purchasing under uncertainty-purchasing of capital equipment international purchasing

UNIT V WAREHOUSE MANAGEMENT
Warehousing functions – types – Stores management-stores systems and procedures-incoming materials control-stores accounting and stock verification-Obsolete, surplus and scrap-value analysis-material handling-transportation and traffic management -operational efficiency-productivity-cost effectiveness performance measurement

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
• Understanding basics of materials management
• Understanding requirement analysis for material planning
• Ability to apply inventory management models
• Understanding purchasing practices
• Understanding storage in warehouse

REFERENCES :

  1. J.R.Tony Arnold, Stephen N. Chapman, Lloyd M. Clive, Materials Management, Pearson, 2012.
  2.  P. Gopalakrishnan, Purchasing and Materials Management, Tata McGraw Hill, 2012
  3. A.K.Chitale and R.C.Gupta, Materials Management, Text and Cases, PHI Learning, 2nd Edition, 2006
  4. A.K.Datla, Materials Management, Procedure, Text and Cases, PHI Learning, 2nd Edition, 2006
  5. Ajay K Garg, Production and Operations Management , Tata McGraw Hill , 2012
  6. Ronald H. Ballou and Samir K. Srivastava, Business Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Pearson education,Fifth Edition
  7. S. N. Chary, Production and Operations Management, Tata McGraw Hill , 2012