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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - EIN6454

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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    5293 2015-10-14
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Industrial and Management Systems Engineering EN TPA100002103000000000000000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Kingsley Reeves 8139743352 reeves@usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    EIN 6454 Advanced Lean Six Sigma

    Is the course title variable? Y
    Is a permit required for registration? Y
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable? Y
    If repeatable, how many times? 1

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Advanced Lean Six Sigma
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    B - Face-to-face and online (separate sections) 0

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    This course expands upon the students' initial exposure to one of the most successful business strategies in operations: the lean philosophy, as seen at Toyota and other companies; as well as six sigma, as made famous by General Electric and Motorola.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Replacing Selected Topics with Permanent number; already listed in program

    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?

    Enrollment has been steadily increasing as shown below, and the demand is sharply rising due to industry needs and requirements.

    Spring 2015 graduate level enrollment = 46

    Spring 2014 graduate level enrollment = 27

    Spring 2013 graduate level enrollment= 15

    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.)

    A PhD in Industrial Engineering or equivalent Six Sigma expertise and work experience/certification in the industry is required.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    By the end of this course, the student should be able to: 1) Understand the elements of lean and six sigma. 2) Apply value stream mapping. 3) Apply the philosophy of lean six sigma.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    In correlation with the objectives, students will be able to 1) Explain the major elements of the lean philosophy. Understand the nature of the DMAIC process and some of the tools available in each phase. Identify common problems and potential solutions. 2) Create a current state map. Identify potential improvements. Create a future state map and implementation plan. 3) Identify and/or create tools that are appropriate to find and implement potential solutions to problems. Evaluate potential solutions applying the lean six sigma philosophy as your selection criteria.

    C. Major Topics

    1. Introduction to Lean and Six Sigma

    2. Value Stream Mapping

    3. Lean-Long term Thinking (Six Sigma -Define)

    4. Continuous Flow, Pull and Heijunka (Six Sigma -Define)

    5. Quality Culture and Standard Work (Six Sigma -Measure)

    6. Visual Control and Use of Technology (Six Sigma -Measure)

    7. Leadership and People (Six Sigma -Measure)

    8. Partner and Supplier Management and Genchi Genbutsu (Six Sigma -Analyze)

    9.Decision Making, Hansei and Kaizen (Six Sigma -Analyze)

    10. Applying Lean (Six Sigma- Improve)

    11. Applying Lean (Six Sigma- Control)

    D. Textbooks

    Liker, Jeffrey K., 2004. The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World’s Greatest Manufacturer. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

    Pyzdek, T., and P. Keller 2010. The Six Sigma Handbook. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Optional texts:

    Shook, J. and Rother, M., 1998. Learning to See. Lean Enterprise Institute.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    The course will consist of formal lectures, interactive class discussions of assigned reading material, in-class exercises, and projects. The intent is to effectively teach the material in a manner that is purposefully redundant, addresses multiple learning styles, and is engaging. Online students, in particular, will need to use the course website to participate with others in the course.

    Class participation and homework assignments will be used to assess understanding of basic knowledge. A final group project will be used to assess the student’s ability to think critically and to apply concepts to real-world problems within a team environment. Assignments must be submitted by the beginning of class on the day they are due.

    The course grade will be determined as follows:

    Grading Policy

    Participation 10%

    Homework Assignments (Undergraduate Students)

    Homework Assignments (Graduate Students) 30%

    20%

    Reflective Journal (Graduate Students Only) 10%

    Final Group Project 30%

    Final Exam 30%

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    Class participation and homework assignments will be used to assess understanding of basic knowledge. A final group project will be used to assess the student’s ability to think critically and to apply concepts to real-world problems within a team environment. Assignments must be submitted by the beginning of class on the day they are due.

    The course grade will be determined as follows:

    Participation 10%

    Homework Assignments (Undergraduate Students)

    Homework Assignments (Graduate Students) 30%

    20%

    Reflective Journal (Graduate Students Only) 10%

    Final Group Project 30%

    Final Exam 30%

    H. Attendance Policy

    Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,

    http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/ogc%20web/currentreg.htm)

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    Classroom Etiquette, Plagiarism, and Academic Integrity

    The highest standards for respectful, ethical, and honorable behavior are expected of everyone in the classroom. Please be courteous with respect to your fellow classmates and your instructor. Cellular phones and pagers should be set to vibrate so as not to disturb other members of the class. Further, cheating will be severely punished including the possibility of failure of the course.

    According to USF Academic Policy, cheating is defined as follows: (a) the unauthorized granting or receiving of aid during the prescribed period of a course-graded exercise: students may not consult written materials such as notes or books, may not look at the paper of another student, nor consult orally with any other student taking the same test; (b) asking another person to take an examination in his/her place; (c) taking an examination for or in place of another student; (d) stealing visual concepts, such as drawings, sketches, diagrams, musical programs and scores, graphs, maps, etc., and presenting them as one’s own; (e) stealing, borrowing, buying, or disseminating tests, answer keys or other examination material except as officially authorized, research papers, creative papers, speeches, other graded assignments, etc. Any evidence of plagiarism will result in the severest of penalties. Incremental plagiarism is when you advance an idea as your own when someone else said it first. Patchwork plagiarism is when you consult a variety of sources and string together paragraphs and sentences as if they were your own. Global plagiarism is when you purchase or obtain a paper that was composed by someone else and turn it is as if it were yours. All are serious. All are punishable. If in doubt, ask me!

    Religious Observances

    Students who anticipate the necessity of being absent from class due to the observation of a major religious observance must provide notice of the date(s) to the instructor, in writing by the second class meeting.

    J. Program This Course Supports

    MSIE. MSEM, PhD, Graduate Certificates in Quality


  5. Course Concurrence Information

    All Engineering disciplines at the graduate level as well as our department Certificates in Quality.



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