Mgt 303 Syllabus

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CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY GLOBAL CAMPUS COURSE SYLLABUS I. IDENTIFYING INFORMATION MGT 542 Course: Inventory and Materials Management Course Title: 22274055 EPN: Fall I Term: Wright Patterson AFB Center Location: 8/22, 8/23, 9/12, 9/13/2014 Course Dates: Course Days and Times: Fri 6:00PM-10:00PM; Sat 8:00AM-4:30PM; MGT 303/MKT 303 or MGT 340; STA 282 or an equivalent statistics course; 86 semester hours Prerequisites: completed; admission to Professional Business Studies or listed on signed major or minor or graduate standing. Blackboard: Blackboard is a web-based learning management system licensed by CMU. Within Blackboard, a course website, also known as a shell, is automatically created for every CMU course. Face-to-face courses may or…show more content…
If you need assistance, contact the IT Helpdesk at 989-774-3662 / 800-950-1144 x. 3662. Self-guided student tutorial resources are also available at https://blackboard.cmich.edu/webapps/login/. Thomas Brown Instructor: Primary Phone Number: (937) 409-4690 Secondary Phone Number: (937) 409-4689 brown6t@cmich.edu E-Mail Address: Normal business hours Availability: Academic Biography: Dr. Brown has extensive experience in commercial and military aviation subjects. Areas of expertise include aircraft maintenance, systems safety, business processes and analysis. He has a PhD from North Central University specializing in Aeronautical Science and a Master of Aeronautical Science and Master of Aviation Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. II. TEXTBOOKS AND INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS Order books from MBS at http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/cmu.htm Textbooks and Course Materials: Introduction to Materials Management Title: Arnold, J., Chapman, S., and Lloyd, M. Author: 7th Edition: 13-978-0-13-137670-0 ISBN: Publisher: Prentice Hall Required: Yes Course Reserves:…show more content…
COURSE DESCRIPTION The study of concepts, models and systems for material management and production planning. IV. COURSE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES After successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Explain the importance of the materials management function on the competitiveness of an organization. 2. Demonstrate an understanding of advanced topics in production planning and inventory control. 3. Analyze some of the problems associated with production planning and inventory control. 4. Apply quantitative tools and techniques to solve production planning and inventory problems. 5. Explain the benefits and difficulties involved in using these quantitative tools and techniques in manufacturing and service environments. V. METHODOLOGY This course will conducted through traditional lecture and student-centered activities including case studies and problem solving exercises. VI. COURSE OUTLINE/ASSIGNMENTS Pre-Class Assignment: Read course text Chapters 1, 2 and 3. Be prepared to discuss/respond to end of chapter questions and problems. Course Outline: August 22, 23 - Text chapters 1 through 5, Introduction to Materials Management, Production Planning, Master Scheduling, Capacity Management. September 12, 13 - Text chapters 6 through 10, Production Activity Control, Purchasing, Forecasting, Inventory Fundamentals, Order Quantities. September 26, 27 - Text chapters 11 - 16, Independent Demand, Physical

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