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Industrial Engineering Course Description

IE 2180 - 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 INCLUDEING JUST-IN-TIME (JIT) AND PULL SYSTEMS, FUNDAMENTALS OF FACTORY DYNAMICS, SCHEDULING OF MACHINES AND PERSONNEL, CHANGE MENAGEMENT, AND MRP AND ERP SYSTEMS.


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