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IME 4880 - Applied Process Reengineering
Application of analytical and process measurement techniques to process design decisions. Benefits of process standardization and improvement. This course is cross-listed with MKTG 4850.
Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisites: Senior standing; ISMJ or ISMN or permission of instructor.
Credits: 3 hours
Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (3 to 0)
Prerequisites by Topic:
- Senior standing and Integrated Supply Management major or minor.
- Basic electronic communication skills; word processing, electronic spreadsheet, internet access, email, database searches
- Working knowledge of descriptive statistics, mean, variance, graphical display methods, probability (MTH 2160, 2600, or 3660)
- Working knowledge of inferential statistics; estimation, hypothesis testing, regression (MTH 2160, 2600, or 3660)
- Be able to apply the fundamentals of purchasing and supply base management to support the production process (MKTG 3720).
- Be able to understand and make decisions associated with production/operations management (IME 3260 or MGMT 4640)
- Analyze the movement, handling, and storage of raw materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods. Include customer satisfaction, total quality management, and total cost in decision-making (MKTG 4840).
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E-222 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Revision Date: Fall 2010