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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Technology Studies: Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, A.S.


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(66-67 semester hours minimum)

In addition to the outcomes listed for the Technology Studies degree, students who complete the Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management Option will:

  • Identify and utilize DMAIC problem solving methodology components
  • Effectively participate in kaizen events within manufacturing environments
  • Appreciate value in a process and identify and eliminate wastefulness in a process
  • Calculate and analyze process related data to help drive improvement
  • Maintain and sustain improvements within the manufacturing process area
  • Understand the principles and culture of continuous improvement
  • Act as a project team leader for a kaizen event and manage team dynamics
  • Analyze process / project using lean tools
  • Develop plans for improvements of process / project
  • Document team project improvements for sustainability
  • Understand the basic SCM principles and their benefits
  • Demonstrate how to Value Stream Map the SCM
  • Understand the supplier / customer roles and responsibilities
  • Demonstrate how to describe the supplier base and types
  • Understand supplier evaluations and metrics
  • Understand the role of quality and quality audits
  • Understand the role of communication and collaboration and the importance of information flow
  • Demonstrate the application of SCM in real-world situations
  • Understand the composition and interactions of a SCM team
  • Understand the concepts of quality improvement programs
  • Understand the importance of partnerships with customers and suppliers and SCM logistics
  • Manage the completion of a SCM application

For more information, contact Associate Professor Jakob Spjut.

General Education Core: 21 Credits


Technology Core: 30-31 Credits


  • CAD* Elective

Directed Electives: 12 Credits


Directed Electives (12 total credits) are individually determined. Please consult with Program Advisor to ensure appropriate course selections.

Technical Electives: 15-16 Credits


Technical Electives (15-16 credits) are individually determined. Please consult with Program Advisor to ensure appropriate course selections.

Total Program Credits: 66-67


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