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The manufacturing planning and control (MPC) system is divided into five major levels. Each of these levels was discussed in detail throughout the course. In your own words, write an essay that effectively describes the following:

The purpose of each of the five major levels
The planning horizon at each level
The level of detail about the products at each level
The planning cycle at each level
The key inputs and outputs at each level
Priorities at each level
Resources planned at each level
Resolving differences between priorities and capacity at each level
How continuous improvement efforts and quality management can impact each level
Through writing this essay you will be required to demonstrate knowledge of how to relate operations management concepts learned in the course to the topic.