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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6518
Tracking Number - 2200
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Submission Type: New
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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
- Date & Time Submitted: 2009-09-29
- Department: Management
- College: BA
- Budget Account Number: 140500
- Contact Person: Dr. Alan Balfour
- Phone: 9741785
- Email: email@example.com
- Prefix: MAN
- Number: 6518
- Full Title: Sustainable Production Systems
- Credit Hours: 3
- Section Type: D -
- 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
- Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Sustainable Prod. Systems
- Course Online?: C -
Face-to-face (0% online)
- Percentage Online: 0
- Grading Option:
R - Regular
- Prerequisites: None
- Corequisites: None
- Course Description: Examines production processes dedicated to sustainable organizational performance through elimination of waste and reduction in resources consumed.
- Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: Needed for program/concentration/certificate change
- 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.
- Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, 3 or more times
- 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.
- Objectives: 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.
- 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.
- 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
- Textbooks: TEXTBOOK: Rother, M. and Shook, Learning to See, Published by Lean Enterprise Institute, ISBN: 0-9667843-0-8
- Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases: None
- Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy: See syllabus
- Assignments, Exams and Tests: see syllabus
- Attendance Policy: See syllabus
- Policy on Make-up Work: See syllabus
- Program This Course Supports: MS in Management; MBA
- Course Concurrence Information: Other master's program in College and throughout the University.