Green Sheet - Operations Management Spring 2008 1. Course...

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Operations Management – Spring 2008 1. Course Information: Instructor:  Roger Salstrom Department:  Organization and Management College of Business, San Jose State University. Spring Semester 2008 Course Title:  Operations Management Bus 140 Course Code:  23118 Section:  12 3:00-5:45 pm Thursday Office Hours:  2:00-3:00 PM, 6:00-6:30 Thursday Office Location:  BT 652 Office Phone:  916 577-2273 Home page E-mail:  [email protected] Preferred Contact: (Either through email  or Phone) Email Department Fax:  (408) 924-3555 2. Course Description: a.   Course Overview and Description:  An overview of the processes that transform inputs into finished goods and services; helps  students understand the importance of operations management and how it interacts with other  parts of the organization; develops skills in applying appropriate analytical tools to business  operations challenges.  b. Prerequisites: Upper Division Standing c. Required and recommended texts, readers, or other reading materials: Production/Operations Management by William J. Stevenson, 9 th edition 1
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Other articles assigned from the internet ( ) d. Other Reading materials: Optional Student Study Guide:  Stevenson, William J., Study Guide for Use with Operations   Management,  Ninth Ed., 2007, McGraw Hill Irwin e. Student learning objectives for the course: The student will be able to: 1. articulate a basic understanding of operations management including practical applications, 2. describe and analyze the operations process in organizations, 3. forecast demand in the future base on historical usage using various analytical techniques. 4. understand the concepts of Total Quality Management, explain the importance of quality to an organization, and construct statistical process control charts 5. explain various inventory control policies including just-in-time and analyze inventory control problems 6. analyze the appropriate operations management facility layout for different types of operations. 7. use the computer to analyze operations management problems 3. Course requirements:  Projects: At least two projects will be given during the semester.  The detail of these projects will be  provided on the handouts distributed during class.  These projects will give the student the  opportunity to analyze real business situations and may require the student to use the computer  to analyze data.     Late work will be penalized 10% per day or part of a day late for any project.    Start on the project assignments early and come see me if you are stuck. If you start on it early, 
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