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International Operations Management

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

This graduate-level course is 6 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

    • Apply learning curve theory to increase individual and organizational performance.
    • Evaluate a process by applying statistical process control techniques.
    • Describe approaches to total quality management.
    • Analyze the impact of globalization on TQM.

    Evaluating Processes

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

    Facility Location

    • Analyze the factors that affect international logistics.
    • Identify risk factors involved in international facility selection.

    Supply Chain Design

    • Evaluate factors that guide strategic capacity planning.
    • Design a global supply chain to increase value.
    • Analyze current applications of lean production.
    • Analyze the impacts of globalization on supply chains.

    Business Forecasting

    • Evaluate the role of competitive intelligence in international 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).

    Process Selection and Design

    • Design flowcharts and metrics to measure and improve process performance.
    • Identify factors that affect global business process development.
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