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Industrial Engineering Course Description

IE 1180 - OPERATIONS ANALYSIS

Industrial engineers apply production concepts in manufacturing, retail, and healthcare settings.  In today's increasingly competitive marketplace, companies must be efficient to remain in business.  Many factors influence a company's efficiency but one key area is operational effectiveness.  The purpose of this course is to enhance students' knowledge of several key aspects of operational effectiveness including just-in-time (JIT) and pull systems, fundamentals of factory dynamics, scheduling of machines and personnel, change management, and MRP and ERP systems.

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