Modern Operations Techniques (300IGI006)

Basic Information

  • Course code number and name: 300IGI006, Modern Operations Techniques.
  • Credits and contact hours: 3 credit hours, 3 hours per week.
  • Course coordinator: María Isabel Díaz.
  • Type of course: Required.

Text book

  • Lean Manufacturing Handbook, Basic Guide, A. Villaseñor, E. Galindo, 2011.

Supplemental materials

  • Lean Manufacturing Concepts and Rules, A. Villaseñor, E. Galindo, 2011.
  • Value Stream Mapping for Lean Development, A How-To Guide for Streamlining Time-to-Market, D. Locher, 2008.
  • Lean Manufacturing Implementation: a Complete Execution Manual for Any-Size Manufacturer, D. Hobbs, 2004.
  • Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in your Corporation, J.P. Womack, D.T. Jones, 2003.

Specific course information

The objective of this course is to present the tools to identify and design advanced methodologies related to the management of manufacturing systems; as a result, students will learn to increase productivity in organizations by reducing waste and thus adding value at all levels, and will develop the managerial skills and command of methodologies and techniques to tackle productivity problems in organizations.

Specific goals of the course

Learning objectives:
  • To design the mapping of the value chain of an organization.
  • To calculate the take time, the pitch and the time of cycle.
  • To design a manufacturing cell and minimize constraints.
  • To implement the line balancing, jidoka and pokajoke mechanisms.
  • To design kaizen and total productive maintenance strategies.
  • To measure the efficiency, productivity and competitiveness of an organization.
  • To design strategies for the scheduling of manufacturing and inventories.
Relationship with student outcomes
Student Outcomes
Relevance 2 3 3 3 2 2

1: low relevance; 2: medium relevance; 3: high relevance.

Topics of the course

  • Jidoka, Shojiuka, SMED, visual control systems, push and pull systems, JIT systems, Kanban.
  • Self-control and empowerment.
  • Types of configurations.
  • Algorithms and models.
  • Matrices and encoding.
  • Constraint theory
  • Line balancing.
  • Throughput accounting.
  • Flow capacity and productivity calculations.
  • The Drum-buffer-rope technique.
  • Total productive maintenance (TPM).
  • Basic concepts of maintenance. Maintenance techniques. Organization of maintenance.
  • Fundamentals and techniques of TPM. Organization towards TPM.
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