Course description

Learn the basic skills required to work in the manufacturing field. Discover the role of production design, process planning, and the heart of 13 different manufacturing processes. Understand why facility location and plant layout decisions are so vital and learn how job design helps you accomplish company goals and achieve worker satisfaction. Find out what makes up the physical work environment and learn how to characterize different types of production materials. Master product development concepts such as the voice of the customer (VOC), quality function deployment (QFD), and failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA). Learn how performance measurements and standardization improve manufacturing operations. In this six-week, instructor-facilitated online course, you will learn how successful organizations use costs to communicate manufacturing progress and how to effectively develop short and long-term budgets. Also, you will discover how the application of technology turns an ordinary company into a high-performing organization. You will also find out how ISO 9000 and enterprise resource planning (ERP) make the most of a manufacturer's potential.

Course details

Hours: 24
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Additional information: This course is offered through ed2go. Find out more about ed2go courses.

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These 6-week online courses are designed for working professionals and those seeking personal advancement. From the start date, students have access to their courses 24/7. There are no live lectures or specific days and times students must be logged in. Each Wednesday and Friday, the instructor releases a lesson, for a total of 12. There is a 2-week period at the end of the course to complete the final exam.

Dates
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Aug. 17, 2022
End date: Oct. 17, 2022
Day/Time:
Campus: Online
Cost: $185.00
Start Date: Sep. 14, 2022
End date: Nov. 14, 2022
Day/Time:
Campus: Online
Cost: $185.00
Start Date: Oct. 12, 2022
End date: Dec. 12, 2022
Day/Time:
Campus: Online
Cost: $185.00
Start Date: Nov. 16, 2022
End date: Jan. 16, 2023
Day/Time:
Campus: Online
Cost: $185.00
Start Date: Dec. 14, 2022
End date: Feb. 13, 2023
Day/Time:
Campus: Online
Cost: $185.00

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2023. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery