Students with an interest in the manufacturing environment from operations to supervision should consider this emphasis. Students will learn the basics of the manufacturing environment, culture, processes and values. This degree culminates with leadership, safety, quality, production scheduling, and Lean manufacturing principles needed in the manufacturing work force.
Upon completion, students will be able to:
Apply ethical leadership and management skills in personal and professional lives
Create professionally written documents with a manufacturing management and leadership focus
Demonstrate how Lean manufacturing systems are used to eliminate non-value adding activities/waste in industry
Utilize basic quality assurance tools to analyze and improve a process
Demonstrate employability skills
Employ safe work practices in the manufacturing environment