Manufacturing Practices

Manufacturing Practices

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As competition for market share continues to increase, manufacturers rely on innovations in technology, methods and practices to give them the edge they need. To remain competitive globally, manufacturer�s watchwords are productivity, efficiency, and quality. In this course, students will examine some of the practices that many manufacturing operations have come to rely on to make their operations competitive, efficient, and cost-effective. Topics covered in this class include the principles of lean manufacturing, value versus non-value added waste, 5S�s, value stream mapping, set-up reduction and quick changeover, cellular flow, building a lean culture, total productive maintenance, and Statistical Process Control (SPC).


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Upcoming Schedule:

Spring 2016

01/11/2016 TO 05/11/2016

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Summer 2016

06/06/2016 TO 08/05/2016

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Fall 2016

08/22/2016 TO 12/21/2016

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Spring 2017

01/16/2017 TO 05/18/2017

Class# Start Date End Date Day Class Time Mode Location Credits
21249 01/17/17 05/18/17 TR 1:00 PM - 2:50 PM In Person Wisconsin Rapids 3.00