*** CLASS WILL NOT MEET 24 OCT 05. THE FIRST CLASS WILL MEET 31 OCT 05 ***
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Additional Resources:A caculator is required. Homework must be done on graph paper. Handouts will be provided as needed.
Course Description:Development of the formal problem solving process. Identification of the types of decisions made by engineer administrators. Development of techniques for lay-out and organization of the engineer project using milestone scheduling, Gantt chart, and CPM to determine resource requirements, equipment scheduling, and time estimates. Forecasting what is needed, where and when, and alternatives. Pre-requisites: CO360, EC142 or consent of the instructor. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy:Give a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish, he can feed himself for life. My goal is to teach process along with useful tools to sustain the student to meet the challenges of the many varied problems he will encounter in life.
Learning Outcomes:1. Describe the general decison-making envirnoment in terms as well as the characteristics of the decisin maker and the decision model 2. Explore the diverse world of organizatinal-wide planning and policy decisions 3. Describe the nature of operating decisions and how they are likely to manifest thenselves inorganizations. 4. Use and application of computerbased models.
Course Assessment:A. Lecture B. Group Discussions C. Problem Solving D. Quizzes E. Tests
Grading:Quizzes 30% Homework 30% Test 35% Class Participation 5% Total 100%
Late Submission of Course Materials:Late homework is accepted but grade will be reduced based on how late the material is.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:Participation in lecture is expected and will be part of the final grade. The student is expected to be at each class meeting and on time. Classes missed for legitimate reasons (TDY, illness) will be excused but the student is responsible to make up the work. Quizzes can be picked up in the office and made up prior to the next class. If you fail to do this, you will not be given a make up. The student must contact the instructor or the Park University – FTLW office prior to missing a class. If the office is closed, please leave a detailed message on the answering machine or contact the instructor via email. Two consecutive unexcused absences will result in automatic academic withdrawal. Two non-consecutive unexcused absences are excessive and three absences, excused or unexcused, will result in an administrative withdrawal and a grade of “F” (attendance for the semester). Any student with one or more unexcused absences may not receive a grade of Incomplete.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:WEEK/DATE SUBJECT ASSIGNMENT PROBLEMS Week 1Forecasting Chapter 3: 1,2,5,8,10 Capacity Planning Chapter 5: 1,2,5,6,9 Week 2Process Selection & Facilities Layout Chapter 6: 1,4,5,8 Linear Programming Chapter 6S: TBD QUIZ #1 Week 3Design of Work Systems Chapter 7: 1,2,3,6 Learning Curves & Analysis Chapter 7S: 1,3,4,6,7 QUIZ #2 Week 4Location Planning & Analysis Chapter 8: 3,6,10,11,12 The Transportation Model Chapter 8S: 1,2,3 QUIZ #3 Week 5Maintenance Chapter 16S: 1,2,3 Scheduling Chapter 17: 1,6,9,10,14 QUIZ #4 (do 9,10,14 by Johnson Rules) Week 6Waiting Lines Chapter 19: 1,2,9,10,11 Simulation Chapter 19S: 1,2,3,5,12 QUIZ # 5 Week 7Review All Homework Review for Final Exam QUIZ #6 Week 8FINAL EXAMINATION
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2004-2005 Undergradute Catalog Page 101
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 101
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergradute Catalog Page 100
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