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MG 375 Production and Operations Management
Kozak, Virginia L.


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.

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CourseMG 375 Production and Operations Management
SemesterF2H2004
FacultyKozak, Virginia L.
TitleSenior Adjunct Instructor
Degrees/CertificatesBA (cum laude)
MS
MBA
Daytime Phone986-6225
Other Phone521-4819
E-Mailgkozak@park.edu
ginniek@rocketmail.com
Web Pagehttp://www.lowcountryjlus.org
Semester Dates25 Oct-19 Dec 04
Class Days--T-R--
Class Time7:35 - 10:05 PM
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Chase/Jacobs/Aquilano.  Production and Operations Management.  Irwin:  Chicago, 2004

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Additional Resources:
www.mhhe.com/chase10E

BusinessWeek, Fortune and other periodicals

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:
To provide the student with an understanding of the basic concepts of operations and production manufacturing in modern manufacturing and service organizations.  There will be an emphasis on the increasing use of technology, improved productivity and quality, materials and inventory planning and management and just-in-time production systems.  

Applied learning and "real-life" examples and problems will be the unifying focus.  To achieve this the instructor use a combination of lectures, discussions and small group problem-solving, supplemented by videos in nearly every class and a class visit/field trip to a world-class manufacturing facility in South Carolina.

Learning Outcomes:
The student will be able to:
A.  Assess the role of operations management in a variety of firms.
B.  Analyze the components of operations strategy
C.  Determine how operations strategy is essential to a firm's competitive position
D.  Synthesize the process of project management
E.  Analyze the decisions that are needed in product design and process selection
F.  Assess the criteria for effective facility layout
G.  Apply the concepts of Total Quality Management
H.  Analyze the processes involved in operations consulting and reengineering
I.  Interpret the criteria for effective supply chain management
J.  Utilize the components of strategic capacity management
K.  Identify facility location principles
L.  Implement Just-in-Time and Lean systems methodology
M.  Apply forecasting techniques
N.  Synthesize the relationships among materials requirements planning, inventory control and the other components of operations management
O.  Apply operations scheduling procedures
P.  Understand the principles of synchronous manufacturing

Course Assessment:
There will be a combination of in-class case studies, a project and two tests.

Grading:
In-class cases                     10%
Research Project                   30%
Midterm                            25%
Final Test                         35%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
If an assignment or project is submitted late, unless there are extenuating circumstances such as illness or military deployment and prior arrangments have been made, each day that the assignment or project is late will result in the lowering of the original grade. Grading Scale 91-100 A 81-90 B 71-80 C 61-70 D 60 and below F

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Mature and responsible conduct is expected of all students.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:


 

 Class ActivitiesAssignmentsTests
Meeting - 1
26 Oct
Discuss Intro, Strategy, Competitiveness
BMW Video
Pages 4-46 
Meeting - 2
28 Oct
Project Management.   Work on critical path diagrams, see videoPages 64-95 
Meeting - 3
02 Nov
Product Design and Process Selection (1)  Discussion and videoPages 100-204 
Meeting - 4
04 Nov
Process Selection (2)  Discussion and video.  In-class case.Pages 100-204 
Meeting - 5
09 Nov
Quality Management.  Class DiscussionPages 272-297 
Meeting - 6
11 Nov
Consulting and reengineering.  Discussion and videoPages 322-344 
Meeting - 7
16 Nov
Supply Chain Strategy.  Discussion and videoPages 362-383 
Meeting - 8
18 Nov
Strategic Capacity Management.  In-class casePages 386-423 
Meeting - 9
23 Nov
Just-in-Time.  Discussion and videoPages 424-447 
Meeting - 10
25 Nov
  Mid-Term Test
Meeting - 11
30 Nov
Forecasting.  Discussion.Pages 464-503 
Meeting - 12
02 Dec
Inventory Systems and Materials Management.  Discusssion and videosPages 542-615 
Meeting - 13
07 Dec
Operations Scheduling.  DiscussionPages 618-643 
Meeting - 14
09 Dec
Synchronous Manufacturing discussion.Pages 670-688 
Meeting - 15
14 Dec
Present Projects  
Meeting - 16
16 Dec
  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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101
Academic honesty is required of all students.

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
It is completely unacceptable.  Depending upon the degree and extent it may result in a failing grade for the course.

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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100


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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