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DSCI 434 - Introduction to Operations Management
Fall 2017, Section 53

ID #Subj#SecTitleDatesDaysTimeCrdsStatusInstructorDelivery MethodLoc
000081 DSCI 434 53 Introduction to Operations Management
08/19 - 12/10
n/a
na - na
4.0 Open Blicker, Lesley
Completely Online-Asynchronous Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
8/19/2017 - 12/10/2017 n/a na - na n/a Blicker, Lesley

Notes
  • Community Engagement
  • Note: This is an online course, not an independent study. Course has no required face-to-face or synchronous meetings. There are required online activities and assignments each week. No required proctored exams. Intermediate computer/Internet skills required. For online learning and course access information go to www.metrostate.edu/col click on Student Resources. Accessing the course website during the first week of classes is required, no one will be admitted to this course after the first week.

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 27 Enrolled: 25 Seats Remaining: 2

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
This course requires all four of these prerequisites
MATH 115 - College Algebra
MGMT 310 - Management Principles and Practices
MIS 100 - Fundamentals of Information Technology in Organizations
STAT 201 - Statistics I

Restrictions
  • Permission is required
  • Requires minimum credits: 30

Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until August 27, 2017, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 20, 2017.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $1,214.92
Tuition -nonresident: $1,214.92
Approximate Course Fees: $137.88

Course Level
Undergraduate

Proctored Test Requirement
None

On-site Seat Requirement
None

Description
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and techniques of production and operations management for both service and manufacturing organizations. It will address the role of operations in relation to other functions and the methods to increase organizational effectiveness and efficiency. Topics covered include: product and service design, capacity planning, design of work systems, location planning and analysis, material requirements planning, supply-chain management, enterprise resource planning, inventory management, total quality management, Six Sigma, lean enterprise and kaizen approaches, aggregate planning, just-in-time systems, scheduling, and project planning. Also included are tools and processes used in operations decisions such as forecasting, breakeven analysis, and critical path method using available software.

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