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MG 375 Production and Operations Management
Steeves, Jon H.




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Production and Operations Management
Steeves, Jon H.
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Course Number: Mg375
Credit: 3.0 semester hours
Course Tittle: Production and Operations Management
Instructor: Jon H. Steeves
Phone: Office (937) 545-9979
Email: steeveshome@yahoo.com
Term: Summer 2005
Meeting Times: Wednesday @ 5:30 PM
Location: Building 50, Area B Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

I. COURSE DESCRIPTION: The study of design, planning and operations anc control of manufacturing processes, material management, inventory, quality control systems, work measurements and production standards.

II. GOAL OF THE COURSE: The Overall objectives of the course are to provide a practical blend of concepts in Operations and Production Management. It includes concepts in industrial engineering, cost accounting ,general management, quantitative methods and statistics.

III. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Each student should understand the basic fundamentals of Production and Operations including:
Forcasting, choosing a location, allocation or resources, designing products and services, scheduling activities and assuring and improving quality.

IV. REQUIRED LITERACIES:
A. Science Literacy: The student will be able to know the nature of scientific evidence and the scientific method of inquiry as it applies to statistical control of a process.

B. Values Literacy: The student should be sensitive to value questions, aware of differing value systems, in possession of tools for analyzing value questions, and engaged in the process of putting things together into a value system fit for operations management.

V. COURSE OBJECTIVES:
1. Describe and apply the basic ideas forecasting
2. Describe and understand the basic skills associated with system design.
3. Describe the properties of a quality system
4. Understand supply chain management.
5. Describe and understand the principles of project management.
6. Describe the various methods of simulation as it applies to production management.


VI. REQUIRED TEXTBOOK: Stevenson, William J. Operations Management 7th Edition. Mader, Sylvia S., BIOLOGY, 8th edition, McGraw-Hill Companies Inc., 2002.

VII. CLASS POLICY: Class participation is strongly encouraged. Students are
expected to come to all classes and to be on time. Roll call will be checked at each class meeting. Students are responsible for staying informed of any announcement or
changes in class schedule or assignments during their absence. Some handouts may be provided. Classes missed for legitimate reasons such as illness, TDY, or work
requirements are excusable, however the student must make up the class work and it is the student's responsibility to arrange this with the instructor. Greater than two unexcused absences are excessive and will be reported to the administrative
office for action.

VIII. ATTENDANCE POLICY: Instructors are required to keep attendance records and report absences. The instructor may excuse absences for cogent reasons, but missed work must be made up within the term of enrollment. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of “F�. An Incomplete will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance (TA) or Veterans Administration (VA) educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student. Reports of F grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for students receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

IX. DISABILITY GUIDELINES: Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: www.park.edu/disability.

X. ACADEMIC HONESTY: Academic Honesty is required of all members of a learning community. Hence, Park will not tolerate cheating or plagiarism on tests, examinations, papers or other course assignments. Students who engage in such dishonesty may be given failing grades or expelled from Park.

XI. PLAGIARISM: Plagiarism the appropriation or imitation of the language or ideas of another person and presenting them as one's original work sometimes occurs through carelessness or ignorance. Students who are uncertain about proper documentation of sources should consult their instructors.

XII. STUDENT CONDUCT: Faculty members are expected to dismiss from their classrooms any students whose behavior is detrimental to good order in the classroom. Such behavior includes, but is not limited to, the use of abusive or obscene language, attending the class under influence of drugs or alcohol, etc. Students who are dismissed from class may be given failing grades, suspension, or expulsion from Park University. Students whose behavior, either verbal or written, is detrimental to the good order of Park University may be subject to disciplinary action ranging from suspension to expulsion from Park University. Students who exhibit abusive or obscene language or behavior toward administrative personnel or support staff are also subject to suspension or expulsion from Park University.

XIII. COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
1. Students are expected to come to class prepared and abreast of all reading material. Some handouts may be provided, however you will be required to take notes.
2. Completion of the mid term exam .
3. Completion of the final exam.
4. Class participation, attendance, answering questions, researching questions, and group discussions. Each week there will be questions asked in class. The questions will be broad, generalized and from lectures from the preceeding class meeting.
5. Completion of project.


XIV. COURSE OUTLINE AND SCHEDULE:
Orientation
1. 1 Jun Chapter 1& 3
2. 8 Jun Chapter 4, 5
3. 15 Jun Chapter 6, 7,&8
4. 22 Jun Chapter 9 & 10
5. 29 Jun Chapter 10 & 111 (Midterm Exam)
6. 6 Jul Chapter 12, 13, 14
7. 13 Jul Chapter 15,16,18,19 Papers Due
8. 20 Jul Chapter 18 & 19
9. 27 Jul Final Discussions
FINAL EXAM & CRITIQUE


(the above class schedule and subject material is subject to change at the instructor's judgement and discretion.)


XV. GRADING POLICY: The final grade will be based on the following: An mid term exam , final exam, paper and extra questions/class participation. Each exam will be worth 50 points and will not be comprehensive. Exams will consist of multiple choice, true or false, short answer, and matching type questions. Class participation and answering extra questions is highly encouraged.

Midterm Exam 50 points maximum
Final 50 points maximum
Paper 50 Points
Total 150 points maximum



The following scale will be used to assign letter grades:

Total Points Grade
90 -100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79 % C
60 - 69% D
Below 60% F





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