Krishan soni '08 joint degree candidate, yale medical school we did a short factory simulation, called the littlefield simulation, in the operations engine class taught by art swersey. Littlefield labs makes it easy for students to see operations management in practice by engaging them in a fun and competitive online simulation of a blood testing lab students learn how to maximize their cash by making operational decisions: buying and selling capacity, adjusting lead time quotes, changing inventory ordering parameters, and. • apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills in the context of managing a lab (an experiential learning simulation), and make real-time decisions on capacity, quoted lead-times, work-in-process levels, contracts and inventory. Littlefield simulation essay sample executive summary our team operated and managed the littlefield technologies facility over the span of 1268 simulated days. Littlefield round 2 the second time through playing the littlefield game was much more planned and the attention we gave the game much more deliberate from the very get go we knew that our output was lower than demand.
1 littlefield is a discrete event simulation so if your last piece of inventory was used during the day, it would give you a precise time when that happened. Stanford university graduate school of business january 2009 littlefield labs assignment littlefield labs is a competitive web-based game where teams of students compete to gen- erate the most cash by managing the operations of identical medical laboratories the lab has been running for 50 days. Capacity management at littlefield labs i introduction there are 3 stations in the game called sample preparing, testing, and centrifuging, while there are 4 steps to process the jobs.
Group 2 littlefield lab report biz 3641 9 november 2015 littlefield simulation our company was littlefield, and this game was a simulation to provide. Simulation ends on day 268, you can check the status of your lab, but the lab will no longer be running your team should turn in one summary of what actions you took during the week you had. Bring operations to life with the market-leading operations management simulation used by hundreds of thousands littlefield labs makes it easy for students to see operations management in practice by engaging them in a fun and competitive online simulation of a blood testing lab.
April 8, 2013 group report 1: capacity management the following is an account of our littlefield technologies simulation game the account includes the decisions we made, the actions we took, and their impact on production and the bottom line. Responsibility for monitoring the progress of our team was taken up by each member of the team each member was assigned two days to monitor the progress on each team member's day they would be responsible for monitoring all stations in the little field simulation. We're testing a new feature for little dashboard it allows you to download your factory's current data in a single spreadsheet you can link this spreadsheet with your own spreadsheet full of littlefield calculations and save yourself lots more time.
It is a very good start for the document we could improve it by adding some numbers using the concepts from class -- since you are focusing on the process control, it would be best if we can include the processing times for each step (use this to identify bottleneck), process time and capacity for the whole operation, how wip builds up initially as we did not have enough capacity (taking a. After this simulation is over, you can check the status of your factory, but the factory will no longer be running your team should turn in one two-page summary of what actions you took during the. Littlefield technologies is a factory simulator that allows students to compete the components on pc boards and soldering them at the board stuffing station &ndash a free powerpoint ppt presentation (displayed as a flash slide show) on powershowcom - id: 1a2c2a-zdc1z. Getting started with littlefield technologies introduction littlefield technologies is an electronics job shop producing digital satellite system receivers.