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Master of Management (M.M.); Manufacturing Management (Non-Thesis) (56 credits)

Offered by: Management     Degree: Master of Management

Program Requirements

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • MECH 524 Computer Integrated Manufacturing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : A study of the present impact of computers and automation on manufacturing. Computer-aided systems. Information modelling. Information system structures. Study of several types of production systems. Integration issues: inter-and intra-enterprise. Laboratory experience with manufacturing software systems.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Vincent Thomson (Winter)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor
  • MECH 627 Manufacturing Industrial Stage (9 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : An industrial work term is an integral component of the M.M.M. program which is to be completed under the supervision of an experienced engineer in the facilities of a sponsoring company.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Saibal Ray (Fall)

    • Restriction: students in the M.M.M. Program
  • MECH 628 Manufacturing Case Studies (2 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : Case studies on a variety of manufacturing topics are given by industry experts. To be attended by all students in the M.M.M. program.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Vincent Thomson (Fall)

    • Restriction: students in the M.M.M. Program
  • MECH 629 Manufacturing Industrial Seminar (1 credit)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : A series of presentations by industry experts and manufacturing managers. To be attended by all students in the M.M.M. program.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Vincent Thomson (Winter)

    • Restriction: students in the M.M.M. Program
  • MGSC 602 Strategic Management of Operations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : Tools, conceptual frameworks, and technological understanding necessary to manage operations in today's increasingly competitive marketplace.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Ramnath Vaidyanathan (Fall)

  • MGSC 603 Logistics Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : The management of the logistics functions in a manufacturing firm. Internal logistics includes the design and operation of a production-distribution system, with emphasis on the management of supply chains in global manufacturing companies. External logistics includes an analysis of the prevailing sourcing strategies and alternative means of customer satisfaction. Important tools such as forecasting techniques and information technology are also covered.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Nafiz Vedat Verter (Winter)

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MGSC 472
  • MGSC 605 Total Quality Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : The topics include: Top Management Commitment, Leadership Style, Bench Marking, Employee involvement, Human Resource Utilization, Employee Motivation, Quality Function Deployment, Statistical Techniques for Quality Improvement including the seven tools of quality and statistical process control. New topics of ISO9000, Just-in-Time, "Kaizen" and Return-of Quality are also discussed. Students are encouraged to do industry projects on TQM.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Kenneth MacKenzie, Ben Geboe (Winter)

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MGCR 272 or MGCR 274
  • MGSC 608 Data Decisions and Models (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : The goal is to evaluate quantitative information and to make sound decisions in complex situations. The course provides a foundation for various models of uncertainty, techniques for interpreting data and many decision making approaches in both deterministic and stochastic environments.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • MGSC 631 Analysis: Production Operations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : This course presents a framework for design and control of modern production and inventory systems, and bridges the gap between theory and practice of production and inventory management. The course develops analytical concepts in the area and highlights their applications in manufacturing industry. The course is divided into three segments. The first segment looks at the production planning process and discusses in detail the resource allocation issues. The second segment deals with analysis and operation of inventory systems. The third segment integrates production planning and inventory control and looks at various integrated models for determining replenishment quantities and production lots.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Dadi Wang (Winter)

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MGCR 472

Complementary Courses (26 credits)

8 credits from General Business & Management Training
6 credits from General Business & Management
12 credits from Manufacturing & Supply Chain

General Business & Management Training (8 credits)

8 credits from Group A or Group B:

Group A

  • MGCR 651 Managing Resources (4 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : An introduction to the challenges of acquiring and developing various resources in the firm, including financial capital, human talent, and information technology.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Benjamin Croitoru, Suzanne Gagnon, Jui Ramaprasad, Genevieve Bassellier, Sebastien Betermier (Fall) Liette Lapointe, Benjamin Croitoru (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 650
    • Intensive course: 7.5 hours per week, over 7 weeks for a total of 52 contact hours
  • MGCR 652 Value Creation (4 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : Offers a comprehensive overview of the value creation process in business sectors by exploring the inter-relationships among the partners in the value chain.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Sujata Madan, Demetrios Vakratsas, Saibal Ray, Mehmet Gumus, Thomas Dotzel (Fall) Liette Lapointe, Saibal Ray, Saurabh Mishra (Summer) Sujata Madan, Mehmet Gumus, Thomas Dotzel (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 650.
    • Intensive course: 7.5 hours per week, over 7 weeks for a total of 52 contact hours.

Group B

  • MGCR 611 Financial Accounting (2 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : The understanding and use of published financial statements as a primary source of accounting information. The concepts, conventions and techniques involved in the preparation of financial statements leading to the analysis and interpretation of this information.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Yanheng Song (Fall)

  • MGCR 612 Organizational Behaviour (2 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : Overview of the many issues that influence the management of complex organizations. Understanding of individual and group attitudes, cognitions, and behaviours, providing the essential core knowledge for day-to-day managerial activity.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Jin Yan (Fall)

  • MGCR 616 Marketing (2 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : The course concentrates on what may be the most scarce resource for most corporations today - the customer. The course examines how organizations research what the customer wants and needs. The course also looks at the social and psychological backgrounds of consumer choice and looks at the methods for grouping consumers into segments according to the heterogeneity of their desires. The firm's response to consumers is then considered. First, the need satisfying item is considered - the product. Following this, the elements of the marketing mix, distribution, pricing and promotion, are considered.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Chun Qiu (Fall)

  • MGCR 641 Elements of Modern Finance 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Core : Topics: appropriate evaluation criteria for projects, risk and return; how to construct efficient portfolios; rigorous techniques for valuing financial assets. Corporate financing strategies, efficient market theories and investment banking; principles of debt financing and Modigliani-Miller propositions.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Jiro Kondo (Fall)

General Business & Management

6 credits from the following:

  • ACCT 624 Management Accounting: Planning & Control (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Accounting : Preparation and analysis of management accounting information, effective design and implementation of management accounting systems.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Walter Moschella (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 611
  • INDR 603 Industrial Relations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Industrial Relations : The goal of this course is to develop student's understanding of law, institutions, current practices, and power relations affecting the workplace. Topics include: regulation of employment, relationships in the unionized and nonunionized sectors, managerial approaches to labour relations, collective bargaining, union organizing, negotiation of collective agreements, dispute resolution and grievance procedures.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.
  • ORGB 625 Managing Organizational Change (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Examine strategies of organizational development (OD) that enhance the organization's capacity to respond to change, maximize productivity and allow employees to experience dignity and meaning in their work. Explores the strategic, techno-structural, human process, and human resource management types of OD interventions. In addition, the course will provide opportunities for the practice of various OD skills (process consultation, feedback, observation) which enable managers to identify dysfunctional policies or behaviours. The fundamental theoretical framework of the course will draw upon developments in the behavioural and socio-technical systems approaches to organizational change.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • ORGB 632 Managing Teams in Organizations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : The dynamics of group and interpersonal behaviour. As well as learning conceptual frameworks, participants will examine their own interpersonal style and behaviour in group processes.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • ORGB 633 Managerial Negotiations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Negotiating is a critical managerial skill. The purpose of this course is to allow students to learn to be more effective negotiators. The class environment used to accomplish this goal includes many exercises, personality inventories, and cases. The focus of the course will be on the processes of bargaining and the emphasis is "hands on" learning, although theories of negotiation and research examining negotiation will also be covered. Each student will have a great deal of control over how much he or she will develop into a better negotiator as a result of participating in this course.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Pablo Restrepo Saénz (Fall) Pablo Restrepo Saénz (Winter) Pablo Restrepo Saénz (Summer)

  • ORGB 640 The Art of Leadership (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Influence of personality, situational and cultural factors on strategic decision making. The role of power and political behaviour in organizational life. Topics include: managerial style, superior-subordinate relationships, organizational stress, entrepreneurial behaviour patterns, power and politics in decision making.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • ORGB 685 Cross Cultural Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Cross-cultural awareness and communication skills necessary to manage in multicultural organizations. The focus of the course is on the relationship between cultural values and communication styles as they affect inter-and-intra cultural communication of managers, personnel and clients of multinational and multicultural corporations and organizations.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Gangfeng Zhang (Fall) Matissa Hollister (Winter)

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

12 credits from:

  • MECH 526 Manufacturing and the Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : Course topics include: clean manufacturing, product and process design for minimizing materials and energy use, the product life cycle, impact of technology on the environment, environmental impact assessment, regulatory process, and managing the "political" process.

    Terms: Summer 2014

    Instructors: Jun Jin (Summer)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): Permission of the instructor
  • MECH 528 Product Design (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : A study of the design issues present in product life cycle demands. Computer-aided systems. Rapid prototyping. Design for manufacturability. Integration of mechanics, electronics and software in products. Effect on design of product cost, maintainability, recycling, marketability.

    Terms: Summer 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): Permission of the instructor
    • Course will run for 7 days (exam on the last day). Therefore, classes will be held on April 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 and May 24.
    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the first lecture day and withdrawal is the second lecture day.
  • MECH 529 Discrete Manufacturing Systems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : An overview of present day production machines and systems with special emphasis on automation, computer control and integration techniques. Material handling, automatic inspection, process monitoring, maintenance. Socio-economic and environmental issues. Laboratory experience with factory simulation.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): Permission of the instructor
  • MGSC 578 Simulation of Management Systems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Science : Building simulation models of management systems. Design of simulation experiments and the analysis and implementation of results. Students are expected to design a complete simulation of a real problem using a standard simulation language.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Yasmina Maizi (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: (Undergraduate) MGCR 271.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MGSC 678.
  • MGSC 615 Procurement and Distribution (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : Key strategic, operational and technological issues associated with the role of procurement and distribution, including selection and management of suppliers, international sourcing, price determination, e-purchasing, and auctions. It will explore traditional as well as emerging business models and emphasize the use of operations-related technologies.

    Terms: Summer 2014

    Instructors: Shanling Li (Summer)

    • Course will run for 7 days (exam on the last day). Therefore, classes will be held on June 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 and July 6.
    • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the first lecture day and withdrawal is the second lecture day.
Desautels Faculty of Management—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 21, 2013) (disclaimer)