MG 375 Production and Operations Management
Morrow, Deborah E.
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Course MG 375 Production and Operations Management
Faculty Morrow, Deborah E
Title Adjunct Faculty
Degrees/Certificates BS Business Management
Semester Dates March 16, 2005 to May 5, 2005
Class Days ---W---
Class Time 5:30 - 9:50 PM
Credit Hours 3
Operations Management Second Edition, by Schroeder – McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2004
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
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
The facilitator's educational philosophy is to invoke interaction and exchange of ideas based on lectures, readings, examinations, videos, classroom discussions, and homework assignments.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: To understand the problems and opportunities faced by operations managers in manufacturing and service organizations.
Two exams, group project, class discussion, homework assignments, and handouts will be included in the full requirement for this course.
Mid-term 150 points
Final 150 points
Homework 50 points
Project 100 points
Total Possible 450 points
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Assignments are due at 5:30 p.m. on the due date – hard copy only. Assignments that are late are automatically lowered one grade.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Classes will be held at each Wednesday 5:30 to 9:50 pm. Reading assignments and other academic work is expected as listed below.
Classes will be held at each Wednesday 5:30 to 9:50 pm. Reading assignments and other academic work is expected as listed below. However, this is only an outline of topics and not a detailed reading assignment list.
Class Activities Assignments Tests
Meeting - 1
Introduction, Review Syllabus
Review requirements for group project
Chapters 1, 2, 3
Group projects Review chapters 4, 5, 6, and 7
Meeting - 2
Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7
Meet with group project Homework assignment: “Facility layout / process improvements”
Review chapters 8 and 9
Meeting - 3
Chapters 8 and 9
Video and article review
Meet with group project Review for Mid-Term exam
Meeting - 4
November 18, 2004 Homework Due Review chapters 10, 11, 12, and 13 Mid-Term examination
Meeting - 5
November 25, 2004 Chapters 10, 11, 12, and 13
Meet with group project Review chapters 14, 15, 16, and 17
Meeting - 6
December 2, 2004 Chapters 14, 15, 16, and 17
Meeting - 7
December 9, 2004
Meeting - 8
December 16, 2004 Written group project due Group project presentations
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Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 101
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Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 101
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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 Undergradute Catalog Page 100
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