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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Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019. Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019.