Manufacturing Practices

Manufacturing Practices

Catalog Number:

10623112

Credits:

3.00

Description:

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, the watchwords are productivity, efficiency, and quality. In this course, students 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 methodology, value stream mapping, setup reduction and quick changeover, cellular flow, building a lean culture, total productive maintenance, and statistical process control (SPC).

Requirements:

No Requirements

Upcoming Schedule:

Summer 2017

06/05/2017 TO 08/04/2017

No classes offered during this term.

Fall 2017

08/24/2017 TO 12/20/2017

No classes offered during this term.

Spring 2018

01/22/2018 TO 05/16/2018

Class# Start Date End Date Day Class Time Mode Location Credits
21427 01/26/18 05/11/18 F 8:00 AM - 11:05 AM Wisconsin Rapids 3.00