Principles of Manufacturing Operations

Code: FOOD1470

Course description

Understanding the factors that impact the effectiveness and efficiency of a process contributes significantly to the success of a manufacturing business. In this course the learners will be provided with an overview of key topics such as: Business, Leadership and Teamwork, Quality Concepts, Traceability, Statistical Process Control, Continuous Improvement, Preventative Maintenance, Lean Manufacturing, Sustainability and Environmental Impact. Through group exercises and practical data collection from a real life process, students apply theoretical concepts to calculate process parameters such as Overall Equipment Effectiveness and Cost per Unit.

Course details

Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.