ops571 | Graduate

Operations Management

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

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

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

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    Improving Processes and Process Design

    • Design efficient and effective processes.
    • Apply learning curve theory to increase individual and organizational performance.
    • Evaluate a process by applying statistical process control techniques.
    • Design supply chains to increase effectiveness.

    Business Forecasting

    • Apply Sales and Operations Planning techniques to minimize the cost of resources to meet demand.
    • Design a Material Requirements Plan (MRP) in context of Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Process.
    • Apply forecasting concepts to process analysis.

    Sourcing, Logistics, and Facility Location

    • Analyze the factors that affect sourcing, logistics, and facility location choices.

    Evaluating Processes & Supply Chain Design

    • Evaluate different inventory models and performance of supply chains.
    • Analyze scheduling and controlling techniques.
    • Apply Goldratt’s theory of constraints to identify and overcome process bottlenecks.
    • Apply lean production principles to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of supply chains.

    Project Management

    • Explain types and phases of project management.
    • Develop project management plans.

    Introduction to Process Selection and Design

    • Design flowcharts and metrics to measure and improve process performance.
    • Identify factors that affect process development.
    • Differentiate between manufacturing and service processes.
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