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Session 1 Operations Management    1   Operations management Session 1:   Introduction to Processes
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Session 1 Operations Management                    2 Course Readings Text Book: Richard B. Chase, F. Robert Jacobs and Nicholas J. Aquilano,  Operations Management for Competitive Advantage , 11th  edition, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2006  Case and Article Readings Booklet to be purchased from bookstore Teaching Notes and Lecture Slides Will be posted in Blackboard
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Session 1 Operations Management                    3 Course Evaluation Participation: 5% Quizzes: 5%    Homework: 10%   Case analysis and presentation: 7.5% Factory Simulation Game: 7.5% Midterm Exam 1: 15% Midterm Exam 2: 15% Final Exam: 35%
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Session 1 Operations Management                    4 Academic Integrity Discussion regarding homework questions is  encouraged; however, the final write-up should be  your own. Quizzes and exams are obviously on your own. Quizzes and exams are open book/ notes.
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Session 1 Operations Management                    5 Quizzes 4 Quizzes Only the best 3 count. Dates are given on the syllabus. Purpose is to check your understanding of previous  materials and that you are prepared for each class.  Questions about: (1) homework; (2) required reading;  and (3) cases. NO makeup quizzes  are given.
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Session 1 Operations Management                    6 Homework 8 homework assignments Only the best 7 count. Must be completed individually. Due: At the beginning of class. Late submissions are NOT accepted.
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Session 1 Operations Management                    7 Attendance and Participation Attendance is expected and class participation is  encouraged Useful criteria for measuring effective class participation  include: Is the student absent too many times? Is the participant a good  listener? Are the points that are made relevant to the discussion? Are they  linked to the comments of others? Is there a willingness to participate and bring new ideas? Do the comments show evidence of analysis of the topic or the case?
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Operations Management                    8 Case Analysis and  Presentation 5 cases to be completed in (approximately) 5- person teams. Students form study teams themselves by  February 11, 2008. Each team will analyze and present one case.
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