BSOP 330 Week 3 Discussions and Lab Assignment

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BSOP 330 Week 3 Discussions and Lab Assignment

Week 3

Week 3 DQ 1

Aggregate Planning Strategy (Graded)

Mixing options to develop an aggregate plan is a common practice. How would you mix the chase and level strategies at your place of employment (or former place) to come up with a better overall plan?

We have a number of options when it comes to aggregate planning. Pick one from Table 13.1 and discuss its advantages, disadvantages, and possible alternative if there is one. 

Week 3 DQ 2

Aggregate Planning in Services (Graded)

How do plans differ in services from a production or manufacturing setting? How do the planning strategies impact operational plans in services?

Different services have slightly different approaches to aggregate planning. Select one the 5 service scenarios provided in our text and discuss it. What, if any, commonality does your selection share with other aggregate planning approaches.

Another thing to factor in is the planning/forecasting with the off seasons and sales promotions. How does one forecast sales promotions?

Week 3 Assignment:

BSOP330 Week 3 Lab Assignments Chapter 13 problems 13.3, 13.5, 13.9, 13.21 

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