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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - MAN6518

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2010-07-14
Campus: Tampa
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

  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2200 2009-09-29
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Management BA 140500
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Dr. Alan Balfour 9741785

  2. 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





    Course Description

    Examines production processes dedicated to sustainable organizational performance through elimination of waste and reduction in resources consumed.

  3. Justification

    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.

  4. Other Course Information

    A. 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 S’s 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

    • Team Presentation

    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

    • Final Examination

    o Lesson Learned paper Due

    o Peer Team Assessment Due

    D. Textbooks

    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

    See syllabus

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    see syllabus

    H. Attendance Policy

    See syllabus

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    See syllabus

    J. Program This Course Supports

    MS in Management; MBA

  5. Course Concurrence Information

    Other master's program in College and throughout the University.

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