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MG 375 Production and Operations Management
Reid, Ernest C.


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

MG 375 Production and Operations Management

Semester

S2DD 2006 DC

Faculty

Reid, Ernest C.

Title

Senior Adjunct Instructor, DSCC Academic Director

Degrees/Certificates

Masters of Science, Administration, Central Michigan University
Bachelor of Science, Management/Logistics Park University
AAS, Electronics Systems Technology, Community College of USAF

Daytime Phone

614-692-8850, 11AM to 1 PM

Other Phone

740-587-7178

E-Mail

ernest.reid@park.edu

ereid31@alltel.net

Semester Dates

March 13th - May 7th, 2006

Class Days

---W---

Class Time

5:00 - 10:45 PM

Prerequisites

Statistics, MA120

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Operations Management for Competitive Advantage; 11th Edition; Chase, Jacobs, Aquilano; McGraw-Hill Irwin

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore

http://www.apics.org

Course Description:
Study of the design, planning and operations and control of manufacturing processes, material management, inventory quality control systems, work measurement and production standards. Pre-requisites: MA120, FI360, MG352 or equivalents. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The class will consist of lecture, occasional videos, internet, student interaction as well as a tour (based on availability).

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Define the term “operations management.”
  2. List four types of focus dimensions used in operations management.
  3. List three ways to develop new products.
  4. List three types of processes.
  5. Define the term “service” in relation to operation management.
  6. Explain the use or purpose for business process reengineering.
  7. Describe the cycle of product quality.
  8. Explain the term “material requirements planning” (MRP).


Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:
The class will consist of two tests; a mid term given during the forth week of the term and a final given the last day of the term. The mid term and final will consist of a combination of true/false, multiple choice and essay type questions. Both exams will be closed book a "Tucker Sheet" (one 8x11 piece of paper, one side) will be permitted for notes. Homework will be assigned each week to reinforce the information discussed and prepare for the testing.

Grading:
Mid Term Examination = 30%
Final Examination = 35%
Assigned Homework = 35%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late submission of work is generally not acceptable. Homework received one week late will result in half credit. Homework received more than one week late will result in zero credit. Contact the instructor if military duty, temporary duty or business takes the student out of town. In addition, contact the instructor in the case of illness.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
The student is expected to read all material and come to the class prepared to engage in lively interaction of ideas, issues and contradictions. Breaks will be given each hour unless the class decides on a different schedule.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
March 15; Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4
March 22; Chapters TN4, 5, 6 and TN6
March 29; Chapters 7, 8, TN8 AND 9
April 5; Mid Term
April 12; Chapters 10, 11, 12, Managerial Briefing
April 19; Chapters 13, 14, 16
April 26; Chapters 15, 17, 18
May 3; Final Exam

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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

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 Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners 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 learners 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: http://www.park.edu/disability .

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