# Operations Management: Managing Global Supply Chains

# Multimedia Resources

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**Video Link**

Inventory Simulation

This screencast videos shows how to use Excel to show an inventory simulation.

LO D.2 Describe Monte Carlo simulation, and set up and solve operations problems using Monte Carlo simulation, by hand and using Excel.

**Web Links**

Modelling and Simulation

This page describes the difference between modelling and simulation.

LO D.1 Explain the concept of simulation, its advantages, and the key steps in developing a simulation model

Using Simulation

This article explains simulation and why it may be a useful method to use.

LO D.1 Explain the concept of simulation, its advantages, and the key steps in developing a simulation model

Waiting Line Simulation

These introductory notes by J. E. Beasley explain queueing and Monte Carlo simulation.

LO D.2 Describe Monte Carlo simulation, and set up and solve operations problems using Monte Carlo simulation, by hand and using Excel.