Supply Chain Fundamentals: Manufacturing and Service Operations (Online)
This course prepares students in the basics of manufacturing and service operations and their role within an organization’s overall supply chain. The course includes presentations of the following concepts; defining the role of manufacturing and service operations, linkages between market requirements and the selection of manufacturing processes, facility location strategies, and facility layout, the importance of production planning and control in synchronizing operations, the importance of quality management and performance measurement, and the role of emerging technologies in operations.
Participants will gain a solid understanding of the basics of manufacturing and service operations and the role of manufacturing & service operations within an organization’s overall supply chain. The course prepares students to be effective in entry-level and supervisory roles in manufacturing & service operations. The course may also be beneficial to executives new to manufacturing & service operations field as the course provides a solid overview of the basics of the field. The course also prepares students to take the national CSCMP/LINCS (Leveraging, Integrating, Networking, Coordinating Supplies) certification exam in Manufacturing & Service Operations.
Learning Block 1 – Manufacturing and Services Management Overview
Learning Block 2 – Strategic Considerations in Manufacturing
Learning Block 3 – Production Planning and Control
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