Apr 25, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
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MAN 4558 - Lean Operations Management


Credits: 3

Prerequisites: MAN 2591 Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management  OR MAN 3504 - Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management  
Course Description: This course discusses relationships with suppliers and customers, quality management, process improvement, and cost analysis. This course will introduce students to lean principles and practice in production and transactional business procedures. The course will provide the student with an introduction to lean operations describing how evaluations and assessments of operations systems are performed. Lean operation tools and techniques will be described and in some cases demonstrated in simulation exercises. Issues relating to employee involvement, improvement teams, training and culture will be presented. Planning for lean process implementation and the necessity of sustain improvements will be discussed. Examples of applications in manufacturing and business processes will be presented.



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