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Operations Management Capstone

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This operations management capstone course is designed for students to synthesize both the theoretical and practical skills they have learned throughout the program in a collaborative capstone project using case analysis and scenarios to address operations management challenges. Students will develop a plan for Operational Management focusing on the people, activities, capacities, measurements and resources as part of the organizational strategy.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Planning and Project Management

    • Formulate enterprise resource planning and material planning schema.
    • Integrate scheduling and prioritize project management deliverables in facility operations.

    Operations Management: Strategy and Design

    • Evaluate the impact of operations management on the overall business strategy.
    • Describe the interaction between product design and process selection.
    • Compare and contrast supply chain management with operations management.

    Quality Management of the Supply Chain

    • Distinguish between key characteristics of total quality management, lean, Six Sigma, and statistical process control methodologies.
    • Recommend the best application of each statistical tool in the quality control process.
    • Design lean/just-in-time workflows.

    Improve Capacity by Eliminating Waste to Fulfill Forecasts and Improve Capacity

    • Create forecasting models and simulated cycles.
    • Integrate capacity planning and facility location analysis to improve output.
    • Construct a facility layout to optimize throughput.

    Designing Material Flows and Jobs in the Facility

    • Formulate several work system designs.
    • Integrate inventory management practices into work flows.
    • Recommend and defend an aggregate planning method.
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