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Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains, 12th Edition by Larry P. Ritzman, Manoj K. Malhotra, Lee J. Krajewski

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10 Operations Planning and Scheduling

Learning Goals

After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. Explain the rationale behind the levels in the operations planning and scheduling process.

  2. Describe the supply options used in sales and operations planning.

  3. Compare the chase planning strategy to the level planning strategy for developing sales and operations plans.

  4. Use spreadsheets for sales and operations planning.

  5. Develop workforce and workstation schedules.

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