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JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 EXAMINATION

COURSE CODE: MBA 801 CREDIT UNITS: 2
COURSE TITLE: PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
TIME ALLOWED: 2 HOURS
Instructions: 1. Attempt question number one (1) and any other two (2).
2. Question number 1 is compulsory and carries 30 marks while the other 2 questions carry 20 marks each.
3. Present all your points in coherent and orderly manner.

1. In a production system that uses the kanban card system, the manager is interested in knowing the number of kanban cards using the following information: The usage of a work centre is 300 parts per day, and a standard container holds 25 parts. It takes an average of 12 days for a container to complete a circuit from the time a kanban card is received until the container is returned empty. If the policy variable, X, set by the management takes the value of 20, what is the number of kanban cards needed?
(30 marks)
2. Identify the term being described for each of the following:
(a) A sequence of activities in a project
(b) The longest time sequence of activities in a project
(c) Shortening of an activity by allocating additional resources
(d) The difference between the time length of any path and the critical path
(20 marks)
3. Discuss in detail your understanding of process management. One of the very important functions of operations managers is in the consideration of five common process decisions. Enumerate, with brief discussions, these process decisions.
(20 marks)
4. List and discuss in detail the basic strategies open to an aggregate planner.
(20 marks)
5. What are the three time horizons in forecasting? Within the context of production management, what are the merits and demerits of each of the enumerated time horizon? (20 marks)



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JULY 2017 EXAMINATION

Course Code: MBA801
Course Title: Production and Operations Management
Credit Unit: 3
Instructions: 1. Attempt Question 1 and any other three (3) questions
2. Question 1 is compulsory and carries 25marks while the other 3 questions carry 15marks each
3. Present all your points in coherent and orderly manner
Time Allowed: 3 Hours


1. Briefly discuss each of these terms related to the historical evolution of Production and Operation Management:
a. Industrial Revolution [5marks]
b. Scientific management [5marks]
c. Discuss similarities between Manufacturing and Service Operations [5marks]
d. What are the current trends in maintenance management? [10maarks]
2. Define the term operations strategy and explain the relationship between operations strategy and corporate strategy [15marks]

3. Describe the role of technology in operations management and the three major aspects of technology [15marks]

4. Under Supply – Chain Management discuss Materials Management in an organization [15marks]

5. Benchmarking is a continuous systematic procedure that measures a firm'sproducts, services and processes against those of industry leaders. Discuss. [15marks]

6. Explain how TQM helps organizations in achieving improvement in quality and productivity [15marks]
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JUNE/JULY, 2013 EXAMINATIONS.

Course Code: MBA801 Credit Unit: 2.
Course Title: Production and Operations Management
Time Allowed: 2 Hours.
Instructions: 1. Attempt Question 1 and any other two (2) Questions.
2. Question 1 is compulsory and carries 30 marks
while the other 2 Questions carry 20 marks each.
3. Show all your calculations for appropriate marks.
Questions
1a. Identify the three major functional areas of organizations and describe how they interrelate.
1b. Describe Frederick W. Taylor shop management Approach.
1c. List five important differences between manufacturing and service operations.
2a. Define Operations Strategy
2b. Discuss three corporate strategy set by management via strategic alternatives.
2c. What determines the choice of the competitive priorities that a company should emphasize?
3a. Discuss five basic steps in the acquisition process
3b. Suppose Tijani and Osot. Ltd assembled television sets. It purchases 3,600 black and white picture tubes a year at #65 each. Ordering costs are #31, and annual carrying costs are 20 percentage of the purchase price. Compute the optimal quantity and the total annual cost of ordering and carrying the inventory.
4a. Discuss five basic options available for altering the capacity (or supply) or production.
4b. Compare and contrast two main classes of forecasting methods.
5. Discuss how process choice implements flow strategy and how the five choices differ.
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OCTOBER 2013 EXAMINATION

Course Code: MBA 801
Credit Unit: 2
Course Title: Production and Operations Management
Time Allowed: 2 Hours.
Instructions:
1. Attempt Question 1 and any other two (2) Questions.
2. Question 1 is compulsory and carries 30 marks
while the other 2 Questions carry 20 marks each.
3. Show all your calculations for appropriate marks.

Question One
1a. Discuss the historical evolution of Production and Operations Management (POM)
(10marks)
1b. Describe the two basic approaches to job design (10marks)
1c. List and discuss the factors that need to be considered before site-selection decisions
are made. (10marks)

Question Two
2a. Discuss five basic options available for altering the capacity (or supply) or
production. (10marks)
2b. Compare and contrast two main classes of forecasting methods. (10marks)

Question Three
3a. Discuss five basic steps in the acquisition process (10marks)
3b. Suppose Tijani and Osot. Ltd assembled television sets. It purchases 3,600 black and
white picture tubes a year at #65 each. Ordering costs are #31, and annual carrying costs are 20 percentage of the purchase price. Compute the optimal quantity and the total annual cost of ordering and carrying the inventory. (10marks)

Question Four
4a. Define the nature of supply-chain management for both manufacturers and service
providers. (10marks)
4b. Discuss three corporate strategy set by management via strategic alternatives.
(10marks)

Question
5. A company averaged N2million in inventory last year, and the cost of goods sold was
N10million. If the company has 52 business weeks per year, how many weeks of
supply were held in inventory? What was the inventory turnover? (20marks)
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OCTOBER/NOVEMBER EXAMINATION 2016

COURSE CODE: MBA801
CREDIT UNIT: 3
COURSE TITLE: PRODUCTION AND OPERATION MANAGEMENT
TIME ALLOWED: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Attempt question Number one (1) and any other three (3).
2. Question number 1 is compulsory and carries 25 marks, while the other questions carry 15 marks each.
3. Present all your points in coherent and orderly manner

(1a) Highlight the benefits and requirements of Material Requirement Planning (MRP) 5 Marks
(1b) Explain briefly, Just-In-Time (JIT) production. 5 Marks
(1c) Define Technology and explain how best to manage it. 5 Marks
(1d) Define site selection. State five factors to be considered before site selection decisions are made. 5 Marks
(1e) Explain aggregate planning and the state its usefulness in production and operations management. 5 Marks Total=25 Marks

(2) Corporate Strategy shows the direction of an organization over a long term and determines the goals to be achieved for an organization to be successful. This is set by management through strategic alternative. Mention these alternatives and discuss them appropriately. 15 Marks
(3) Compare and contrast service and manufacturing operations. 15 Marks
(4) There are three primary aspects of technology in management. Mention them with explanations. What is the role of technology in business performance? 15 Marks
(5) Explain the characteristics and assumption of linear programming Model in an organization. 15 Marks
(6) One of the most important prerequisites for effective inventory management in an organization is to understand the cost structure. Name and describe any three types of the cost. Briefly explain effective inventory management in an organization and mention the requirements for it. 15 Marks

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OCTOBER/NOVEMBER EXAMINATION 2016

COURSE CODE: MBA801
CREDIT UNIT: 3
COURSE TITLE: PRODUCTION AND OPERATION MANAGEMENT
TIME ALLOWED: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Attempt question Number one (1) and any other three (3).
2. Question number 1 is compulsory and carries 25 marks, while the other questions carry 15 marks each.
3. Present all your points in coherent and orderly manner

(1a) Highlight the benefits and requirements of Material Requirement Planning (MRP) 5 Marks
(1b) Explain briefly, Just-In-Time (JIT) production. 5 Marks
(1c) Define Technology and explain how best to manage it. 5 Marks
(1d) Define site selection. State five factors to be considered before site selection decisions are made. 5 Marks
(1e) Explain aggregate planning and the state its usefulness in production and operations management. 5 Marks Total=25 Marks

(2) Corporate Strategy shows the direction of an organization over a long term and determines the goals to be achieved for an organization to be successful. This is set by management through strategic alternative. Mention these alternatives and discuss them appropriately. 15 Marks
(3) Compare and contrast service and manufacturing operations. 15 Marks
(4) There are three primary aspects of technology in management. Mention them with explanations. What is the role of technology in business performance? 15 Marks
(5) Explain the characteristics and assumption of linear programming Model in an organization. 15 Marks
(6) One of the most important prerequisites for effective inventory management in an organization is to understand the cost structure. Name and describe any three types of the cost. Briefly explain effective inventory management in an organization and mention the requirements for it. 15 Marks
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JULY 2017 EXAMINATION

Course Code: MBA801
Course Title: Production and Operations Management
Credit Unit: 3
Instructions: 1. Attempt Question 1 and any other three (3) questions
2. Question 1 is compulsory and carries 25marks while the other 3 questions carry 15marks each
3. Present all your points in coherent and orderly manner
Time Allowed: 3 Hours


1. Briefly discuss each of these terms related to the historical evolution of Production and Operation Management:
a. Industrial Revolution [5marks]
b. Scientific management [5marks]
c. Discuss similarities between Manufacturing and Service Operations [5marks]
d. What are the current trends in maintenance management? [10maarks]
2. Define the term operations strategy and explain the relationship between operations strategy and corporate strategy [15marks]

3. Describe the role of technology in operations management and the three major aspects of technology [15marks]

4. Under Supply – Chain Management discuss Materials Management in an organization [15marks]

5. Benchmarking is a continuous systematic procedure that measures a firm'sproducts, services and processes against those of industry leaders. Discuss. [15marks]

6. Explain how TQM helps organizations in achieving improvement in quality and productivity [15marks]


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