MS in Manufacturing Systems
A MS in Manufacturing Systems (MSMS) which prepares our graduates for manufacturing or service operations leadership positions.
Program Educational Objectives:
Acts as a leader and role model for ethical, professional, and social behavior and inspires others to adhere to ethical principles and practices even when social pressure would encourage compromise
Demonstrates the interpersonal skills to work effectively in a multi-functional team environment and is able to communicate in group discussion, formal presentation, and in writing, to all audiences
Demonstrates the ability to coordinate the roles and efforts of all related operations functions into an integrated value chain system
Demonstrates the willingness to embrace change and the confidence to champion new ideas even when they are unpopular and meet resistance
Identifies innovative opportunities and empowers others in the operation to get profitable results in a timely manner.
Program Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate the ability to understand and use theory, skills, and techniques necessary to function effectively in operations leadership positions
Demonstrate the ability to function in a multidisciplinary team-based environment as either a team leader or a team member
Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary issues and their impact on professional and ethical behavior in a global and societal context
Demonstrate the ability to analyze and present information, formulate a plan of action, and direct the actions to completion
Demonstrate an ability to solve problems
Demonstrate an understanding of manufacturing/operations systems design including the analysis, synthesis, and control of manufacturing/service operations
Demonstrate the understanding of functional strategies supporting the business strategy and competitive advantage being sought.
Demonstrate an awareness of the profound impact of the global economic environment on manufacturing/service operations.
Demonstrate the ability to understand operations from the points of view of all stakeholders from the line operator to the board of directors to the end customer