Operations Processes

  • 16-weeks
  • 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: I-Core

Focuses on the study of the processes by which products are created and delivered to customers. The course emphasizes the process flow method using three measures of process achievement: throughput (the rate of product delivery), flowtime (the time it takes to deliver that product), and inventory. Topics include Little’s Law, the uses of inventory, the importance of time-based competition, process analysis, and bottleneck analysis. Computational analysis using simulation is emphasized.

Kelley School of Business

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