Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6518
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Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: College approved 4/6/10; Grad Council approved 4/19/10; to SCNS liaison 5/13/10; course topics missing from form; updated 6/22/10. Submitted as 6540; SCNS Approved as 6518. Effective 8/1/10
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 2200 2009-09-29 Department College Budget Account Number Management BA 140500 Contact Person Phone Dr. Alan Balfour 9741785 email@example.com
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title MAN 6518 Sustainable Production Systems Is the course title variable? N Is a permit required for registration? N Are the credit hours variable? N Is this course repeatable? If repeatable, how many times? 0 Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option 3 D - Discussion (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) Sustainable Prod. Systems Course Online? Percentage Online C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0
Examines production processes dedicated to sustainable organizational performance through elimination of waste and reduction in resources consumed.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
Needed for program/concentration/certificate change
B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?
One section of 30-50 per year.
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
Yes, 3 or more times
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
Ph.D. in Management or closely related field.
- Other Course Information
To understand the principles of Lean enterprise value.
To understand how the elimination of waste increases capability to identify and deliver value.
To understand how value creation brings additional needed resources, including the creation of new opportunities for employment.
To understand and apply the seven wastes and the five Ss that make it easier to see the waste.
To understand lean thinking as a dynamic ongoing process that is customer-focused and knowledge driven.
To understand how customers pull value from a stream of linked actions, processes and functions.
To understand that Lean is about effective integration and human-oriented practices.
B. Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course, students will be able:
* To understand the principles of Lean enterprise value.
* To understand how the elimination of waste increaes capability to identify and deliver value.
C. Major Topics
Perspectives on operational excellence and world class sustainable production systems
Eliminating waste and principles of sustainable productions
Toyota Way in Action and management decision philosophy and continual
Pull systems and Level workheads
o Core Process Value Stream Map
Foundations of Continual Improvement and Associate Empowerment
Visual Control, Technology and Reliability
Teams, tools, suppliers and partners
Team Presentation Process Improvement
Continuously solving root problems and implementation options
Learning Organizations and Final discussion of team project
o Lesson Learned paper Due
o Peer Team Assessment Due
TEXTBOOK: Rother, M. and Shook, Learning to See, Published by Lean Enterprise Institute, ISBN: 0-9667843-0-8
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
H. Attendance Policy
I. Policy on Make-up Work
J. Program This Course Supports
MS in Management; MBA
- Course Concurrence Information
Other master's program in College and throughout the University.