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Operations and Supply Chain Management

I.     Course Prefix/Number: MGT 155

       Course Name: Operations and Supply Chain Management

       Credits: 3 (3 lecture; 0 lab)

II.    Prerequisite

None

III.   Course (Catalog) Description

Course integrates the concepts, principles, problems and practices of operations management and supply chain management. Contents includes: supply chain and operations strategies, quality control, process choice and layout, managing capacity, forecasting, source decisions and purchasing, logistics, project management, just in time/lean production, global channel management, and managing inventory throughout the supply chain.

IV.   Learning Objectives


    Students will be able to complete the following:
1.    Understand operations and supply chain management concepts, principles, problems and practices.
2.    Understand how to link operations with supply chain for better efficiency
3.    Establish supply chain linkages
4.    Plan and control of domestic and global operations and supply chains

V.    Academic Integrity

Students and employees at Oakton Community College are required to demonstrate academic integrity and follow Oakton's Code of Academic Conduct. This code prohibits:

• cheating,
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.

There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Details of the Code of Academic Conduct can be found in the Student Handbook.

VI.   Sequence of Topics

    Defining operations and supply chain management
    Strategies for global and domestic
    Business Processes
    Managing Quality
    Managing Projects
    Developing Products and Services
    Process Choice and Layout Decisions in Manufacturing and Services
    Managing Capacity
    Forecasting
    Sourcing Decisions and process
    Logistics
    Sales and Operations Planning
    Managing Inventory
    Managing production across the supply chain
    JIT/Lean Production
    Managing Information Technologies across the supply chain
   

VII.  Methods of Instruction

Lectures, chapter projects, group projects and discussions, case studies

Course may be taught as face-to-face, media-based, hybrid or online course.

VIII. Course Practices Required

Reading
    Writing and presenting a project
    Microsoft Excel
    RFID technology

IX.   Instructional Materials

Note: Current textbook information for each course and section is available on Oakton's Schedule of Classes.

Varies by instructor

X.    Methods of Evaluating Student Progress

20% Chapter Projects
    20% Exams
    50% Project
    10% Participation

XI.   Other Course Information



If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.