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Operations Management

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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. 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 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. 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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    Supply Chain Design

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

    Improving Processes

    • Describe approaches to Total Quality Management (TQM).
    • Apply learning curve theory to increase individual and organizational performance.
    • Evaluate a process by applying statistical process control techniques.

    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

    • Analyze the factors that affect facility location choices.

    Evaluating Processes

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

    Process Selection and Design

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