Production Planning Control Assignment

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PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL

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Production Planning and Control

INSTRUCTIONS
a) Students are required to submit three assignments
ASSIGNMENT
Assignment A
Assignment B
Assignment C

DETAILS
Five subjective questions
Three subjective questions + Case Study
Forty objective questions

MARKS
10
10
10

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e)

Total weightage given to these assignments is 30%.(40% when no PCP*)
All assignments are to be completed in your own hand writing/ typed.
All questions are required to be attempted.
All the three assignments are to be completed by due dates (specified from time to time) and mailed/given by hand for evaluation at the ACeL office Noida/your Study Centre.
f) The evaluated assignments can be collected from your study centre/ ACeL office after six weeks. Thereafter, these will be destroyed at the end of each semester.
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) Tick mark in front of the assignments submitted.

Assignment 'A'

Assignment 'B'

Assignment 'C'

Production Planning and Control
Assignment 'A'
(Marks: 10)
1. A small electronics company produces pocket calculators and records the demand monthly. The following demand data are for a representative calculator:
November
December
January

45
57
60

Using 50 as the exponential smoothing forecast for November, and using 0.3 as the exponential smoothing coefficient, forecast February sales.
2. ACE Computers has the following expected production capacity and demand for minicomputers:
Quarter
1
2
3
4

Capacity
300
400
450
550

Demand
300
600
300
500

The company does not accept any backorders and wishes to fulfill demand by letting inventories absorb all fluctuations. How many minicomputers must they have on hand on January 1 to meet the forecast demand throughout the year?
3. The Vice President of Koza Company has estimated the following demand requirements for the forthcoming periods.
Periods
1
2
3
4

Forecast
1400
1600
1800
1800

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