opstm571 | Graduate

Operations Management In Technology

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This course applies planning and controlling concepts to increase the value of the supply chain. Students learn to evaluate and improve processes in technology. Other topics include project tools, process selection and design, theory of constraints, project management and implementation, capacity planning, lean production, facility location, business forecasting, and resource management.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Evaluating Processes

    • Evaluate different inventory models.
    • Analyze scheduling and controlling techniques.
    • Apply Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints to identify and overcome process bottlenecks.
    • Design a project implementation plan.

    Supply Chain Design

    • Design a supply chain to increase value.
    • Evaluate factors that guide strategic capacity planning.
    • Analyze current applications of lean production.

    Business Forecasting

    • Apply forecasting concepts to process analysis.
    • Apply aggregate operations planning techniques to minimize the cost of resources to meet demand.
    • Design a Material Requirements Plan (MRP).

    Facility Location

    • Define facility requirements in terms of production needs and desired output.
    • Analyze the factors that affect facility location choices.

    Process Selection and Design

    • Describe the project selection process.
    • Design flowcharts and metrics to improve process performance.
    • Describe factors that affect process development.

    Improving Processes

    • Explain the system engineering role in the product development process.
    • Apply learning curve theory to increase individual and organizational performance.
    • Evaluate a process by applying Six Sigma statistical process control techniques.
    • Describe approaches to Total Quality Management (TQM).
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