1. Manufacturing Planning and Control 2. Demand Management 3. Sales and Operations Planning 4. Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) -- Integrated Systems 5. Supply Chain Inventory Management -- Independent Demand Items 6. Master Production Scheduling 7. Material Requirements Planning 8. Distribution Requirements Planning 9. Just-In-Time 10.Capacity Planning and Utilization 11.Production Activity Control 12.Advanced Concepts in Sales and Operations Planning 13.Strategy and MPC System Design 14.Advanced Concepts in Material Requirements Planning 15.Advanced Concepts in Just-In-Time 16.Advanced Concepts in Scheduling 17.Supply Chain Management 18.Implementation 19.MPC:The Next Frontier
David Clay Whybark (Chapel Hill, NC) is on the faculty of the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. F. Robert Jacobs is currently department chairman at Indiana University. He has a PH.D from Ohio State and is past Vice President of the Decision Sciences Institute, Information Technology Coordinator for Decision Sciences Institute for 1997, as well as Associate Editor on the board of the Journal of Operations Management.