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Unformatted text preview: FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY School of Business and Industry (SBI) Syllabus MAN 3533 - Spring Semester 2010 Instructor: J. S. Sutterfield, Ph.D., R.P.E., Associate Professor Email(s): [email protected] Phone: (850) 412-7723 Meeting Times: Sect 301: M & W, 3:30 – 4:45 PM, Room 205W, SBI West Wing Sect 302: Not applicable Office: 423 West Wing, SBI Office Hours: T & Th., 12:00 – 4:00 PM or by appointment Prerequisite: MAN 3532 Core Curriculum: Yes Outline: This course provides a logical sequel to MAN 3532 . Accordingly, the techniques for evaluating, planning, scheduling and controlling technology projects will be reviewed and extended. In addition other relevant, contemporary management engineering techniques will be introduced. The application of manual and computer-based solutions will be emphasized to further impress upon the student the tools and techniques of modern engineering management. Text: Operations Management, Russell, Roberta S., Bernard W. Taylor III, Prentice-Hall, 5 th Edition, 2006, Upper Saddle River, NJ Course Objectives: MAN3533 has the following objectives … 1) This class is a logical extension of MAN3532 . As such its aim is to provide an under- standing of the interfaces between the engineering function and other functions in organizations. In particular, the course will emphasize the vital relationship between engineering and business. This will be done through practical homework assignments. 2) To introduce tools and techniques of modern engineering management. Students will apply these in group homework assignments. 3) To develop students' analytical and problem solving skills through the application of several quantitative and qualitative decision models to group homework assignments. 4) To improve student competencies in computer-based analyses, in particular the power of parametric analysis in computer models in doing practical business analyses. Computer Laboratories: This course will make use of SBI's modern computer laboratories. Use of the following computer software will also be required: 1) Microsoft Excel for Spreadsheet Modeling 2) Microsoft Project 3) Microsoft Power Point 4) Simulation Mo delling e.g. ProModel 5) Industrial Engineering e.g. QS+- 1 - FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY School of Business and Industry (SBI) Syllabus MAN 3533 - Spring Semester 2010 Instructor: J. S. Sutterfield, Ph.D., R.P.E., Associate Professor Email(s): [email protected] Phone: (850) 412-7723 Meeting Times: Sect 301: M & W, 3:30 – 4:45 PM, Room 205W, SBI West Wing...
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