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What are the Key Factors that Firms Consider while Designing a Facility Layout

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School for Continuing Education (NGA-SCE) Course: Enterprise Resource Planning

Internal Assignment Applicable for April 2020 Examination


  1. What are the key factors that firms consider while designing a facility layout? List five major factors. What kind of layout is best suited for a Pharmaceuticals manufacturing firm?           (10 Marks)


  1. Indian Railways is a name synonymous to an operational activity at a large scale. Give your views on the following aspects of Indian railways


    1. There have been several instances & reports of problems faced by customers during booking of tickets through its online portal. What should Indian railways do to make this system world class?       (5 Marks)


    1. Discuss the concept of inventory management with reference to any one aspect (Food served/ hospitality/ safety, etc.) of Indian Railway.                                                                             (5 Marks)




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Enterprise Resource Planning