CWA ICWA Intermediate : Group II - Operation Management and Information Systems

ICWAICWA ICWA (2008)InterSyllabus and Books • Group II - Operation Management and Information Systems

ICWA :: Intermediate
Paper 9 : Operation Management and Information Systems
[One Paper: 3 hours:100 marks]

Objective . . .

To gain knowledge of Operation Management, Production planning and resource management
To develop understanding of Information Technology and its use in business environment.

A. Operation Management ( 50 Marks)

1.Overview of Production Process15%
Fabrication process
Metal working process – forming, heat treatment, welding, surface treatment etc.
Machining process
Class of machine – Lathes, drilling, grinding, milling, planing, shaping, slotting etc.
Special purpose machine – special grinding, hobbing, honing, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures etc.
Pump, motor, transformer, electrical drives,
Classification of industries based on production process
Technological aspects of different production process like power, pollution control, recovery process,
Plant layout , material handling system etc
2.Production Planning & Productivity management15%
Time study, work study, method study, Job Evaluation.
Production planning and control-Introduction.
Capacity planning and Utilization.
Process planning,
Project planning.
Progressing and follow-up.
Scheduling Technique & Line Balancing Problem
Economic batch production
Human Resource Planning
Material Requirement Planning
Productivity measurement techniques of factors of production
Quality Control
3.Maintenance Management10%
Obsolescence, replacement of machinery
Breakdown maintenance, preventive maintenance & Routine Maintenance
Maintenance Techniques
Maintenance organization
Maintenance problems etc
4.Resource Management10%
Input-output ratio
Linear programming
Replacement of machine
Change of Technology and its implication

B. Information Systems ( 50 Marks)

1.Information System Analysis and Design.10%
Information System-Systems development life cycle, Structured Systems Analysis and Design, Physical and Logical Data Flow Diagrams, Requirements Analysis, Design of New Systems. Data Modeling, data dictionary, entity relationship diagram, structure charts, Transform and Transaction Analysis, Applications in Financial & Cost Management
2.Database Management Systems15%
File & Data Base Concept, Overview of DBMS, Data Models, Database Administrator, Database Users, Schema. Data Independence, Relational Database Management System (RDBMS), some applications of RDBMS using Oracle & SQL Server
3.Management Information Systems (MIS)15%
Introduction, People & Organization, System & models, Decision process and evaluation thereof, transaction processing & management reporting, MIS in functional areas: Finance & Cost Management, Inventory, Marketing, HRM.
4.Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)10%
Functional architecture of ERP, Material requirement planning & ERP, Business Process Reengineering & ERP, Supply chain management, Some applications involving SAP & Oracle (Financial), Change Management and ERP Implementations, Technology and International Considerations in implementation of ERP.

Recommended Books

Production & Operations Management Alan Muhlemann And OthersMacmillan
Production & Operation ManagementAdam & ElebertPrentice Hall
Operations Management and ControlBiswajit BanerjeeS.Chand
Production & Operation ManagementAdam & ElbertPrentice Hall
Project Preparation Appraisal & Implementation Prasanna ChandraTata McGraw Hill
Project ManagementS.ChoudhuryTata McGraw Hill
Project Management HandbookGopal Krishnan & RamamurthyMacmillan
A Profile of Information Technology: Computer DigestH.R.BanerjeeJaico
Management Information SystemsGordon B.Davis & Margrethe H.Olson Tata McGraw Hill
Managing with InformationJerome KanterPrentice Hall of India
Computer Information TechnologyY.P.Puri & Vipin PuriGlobal Business
Computer Fundamentals: Concepts, Systems and Applications P.K.SinhaB.P.B. Publications
Fundamentals of Database SystemsRamesh Elmarsi & Shyamakant B. Navathe Pearson Education
Law of Information Technology (Cyber Law) with Information Technology (Certifying Authorities) Rules, 2000 D.P.MittalTaxmann
Getting Results with Microsoft Office 97 MicrosoftMicrosoft
Information Systems & TechnologyDr.L.M.Prasad and Usha Prasad Sultan Chand