(BMFP 3423)


Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, students should be able to:

[1]    Explain the fundamental concepts, tools and techniques applied in Industrial Engineering.

[2]    Apply tools and techniques in Industrial Engineering.

[3]    Analyze and solve complex problems that are related to Industrial Engineering.

[4]    Evaluate manufacturing operation scenarios using Industrial Engineering tools and techniques. 



This course covers the concept of productivity and the various tools and techniques to improve productivity. Thus, emphasis for this course will be on improving productivity, efficiency and effectiveness in manufacturing. Students will be exposed to forecasting, material requirements planning, production scheduling, work system design, strategic capacity planning and facilities layout.



[1]    Heizer, J. and Render B., 2014, Principles of Operations Management, 9th Edition. Prentice Hall.

[2]    Stevenson, W.J., Chuong, S.C., 2014, Operations Management: An Asian Perspective, 2nd Edition. McGraw Hill.

[3]    Krajewski, L.J., Ritzman L.P., and Malhotra M. K., 2013, Operations Management: Processes and Supply Chains, 10th Edition.  Prentice Hall.

[4]    Jacobs, F. R., Chase R., 2014, Operations and Supply Chain Management, 14th Edition. McGraw Hill.