Foundations of Manufacturing Management

Course Overview

Explore how manufacturing strategy informs manufacturing process choices. Describe the necessary elements for an effective product-structure-management process. Discover how manufacturing professionals determine needs using material requirements planning (MRP).

Course Format

Courses are delivered entirely online. Content includes readings, videos, and brain-boosting activities to help you retain your new knowledge. Learn on desktop, tablet or mobile — the interactive study tools are highly effective either way. You do not need to complete the full module in one sitting. Make progress in this course at your own pace.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this course you will be able to:-

  • Define manufacturing management
  • Review the components of manufacturing management
  • Define manufacturing strategy
  • Review product manufacturing environments
  • Understand the impact of variety, volume, and lead time
  • Explore product manufacturing positioning
  • Detail manufacturing process choices
  • Explore manufacturing process choice positioning
  • Review process layout options
  • Explore process layout positioning
  • Detail steps for developing a manufacturing strategy
  • Outline manufacturing structural and infrastructural choices
  • Explore batch versus flow production
  • Explore push versus pull manufacturing techniques

Price: $385

This Course includes:

   Text-based content

   8 Weeks