Goals and Course Topics
Work on the Cutting Edge
Today’s manufacturing managers need to have a wider scope of skills to be successful. With an attention to detail, critical thinking and communication skills, an aptitude for technology and a drive to be the best, manufacturing managers are valued in both large and small manufacturing firms. Work on the cutting edge with your degree in manufacturing management from TU.
Your Manufacturing Management Program
Manufacturers of all sizes have met new challenges in the current economy: a global market, condensed product life cycles and demand for high quality products. They are meeting these challenges with computerized equipment, new organizational structures and efficient manufacturing technology. TU’s manufacturing management program focuses on these new strategies through classes that emphasize supply chain management, operations management, quality management and lean organizations.
The manufacturing management program is designed to prepare graduates to assume leadership roles and supervisory roles in the management of advanced manufacturing technology. Students completing the manufacturing management program will have the technical foundation, along with management and other soft skills needed, to be effective and productive manufacturing leaders. They will also have the opportunity to earn a number of industry certifications, including Integrated Manufacturing (Robotics), Advanced Manufacturing, Manufacturing Foundations and Electronics.
Online: Two terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October
DEGREE COMPLETION TIME
The time to complete one’s degree is dependent on the number of hours transferring in. Tiffin University strives to transfer in as much transfer credit for students as possible. With this said, in order for credit to transfer, one must have earned a “C” or better in the course.
Supply Chain Management (MGT221) – This course is an overview of supply chain management and will briefly cover the topics of procurement, lean organizations, Total Quality Management, logistics and materials management.
Operations Management (MGT321) – This course deals with the managerial functions directly related to the production and delivery of goods and services. Topics covered include manufacturing and service organizations, facility location and layout, MRP, forecasting, scheduling, quality assurance and project management.
Quality Management (MGT356) – A study of Quality Management principles and philosophy including the ideas of Deming, Juran and Crosby, employee involvement, Kaizen, statistical process control and Six Sigma.