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

Offered by: Management     Degree: Master of Management

Program Requirements

M.M. in Manufacturing Management, Non-Thesis program provides a professional, hands-on approach that addresses all major issues germane to the optimization of operations. The program moved beyond a manufacturing focus to all facets of supply chains, logistics and manufacturing management. A key feature of the program is industry participation and interaction. To ensure a profound comprehension of the issues and challenges facing business today, courses have corporate sponsors and partners that provide case studies, plant tours, seminars, industrial projects and internships. The
major emphasis of these activities is on improving productivity and operational effectiveness. The program aims at training the students with diversified backgrounds who wish to pursue a career in the top management of global operations and supply chain.

A version of M.M. in Manufacturing Management, Non-Thesis program is collaboratively offered with Zhejiang University Hangzhou in China.

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • 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 2021

    Instructors: Ray, Saibal (Fall)

    • **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.

    • **This course will be held on May 24, 25, 26, 31, June 1 & 2, and there will be a take-home exam due on June 15, 2019.

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MGSC 472

    • This course will be held on May 2, 3, 8, 9 & 10, and will have the final exam on June 21, 2015.

    • 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 third lecture day.

  • 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: Fall 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • This course will be held on April 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 & 26, and will have the final exam on May 30, 2015.

    • 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 third lecture day.

  • MGSC 609 Operations Industrial Seminar (1 credit)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : Presentations by operations industry experts and manufacturing managers, covering the information on recent trends, issues and challenges.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Ma, Shuqun (Fall)

    • Restriction: Only open to students in the Master of Management in Manufacturing Management; Non-Thesis program.

  • MGSC 610 Operations Case Studies (2 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : Case studies on a variety of manufacturing topics given by industry experts, that can be a historical example of a solved problem or a present problem. The case study is to be researched thoroughly and a solution is to be proposed.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Ma, Shuqun (Fall)

    • Restriction: Only open to students in the Master of Management in Manufacturing Management; Non-Thesis program.

  • MGSC 611 Operations Industrial Stage (9 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : The stage is to be completed under the supervision of an experienced engineer in the facilities of a participating/host company. The stage consists of a project that requires the approval of the host company and the course instructor.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Ma, Shuqun (Fall)

    • Restriction: Only open to students in the Master of Management in Manufacturing Management; Non-Thesis program.

  • MGSC 614 Computer Integrated Manufacturing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : A study of the present impact of information technology and automation on manufacturing. The characteristics of information systems and how they influence work flow. Computer-aided systems and their effect on productivity. The integration of information paradigm and its effect on manufacturing. Time based manufacturing principles. Implementation of CIM strategies and technologies. The course includes a manufacturing analysis project using computer simulation.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Only open to students in the Master of Management in Manufacturing Management; Non-Thesis program.

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MGCR 472

    • **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 fifth lecture day.

Complementary Courses (26 credits)

8 credits from General Business and Management Training

  • 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 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • 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 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • **This course will be taught abroad. The lectures will be held on May 14, 15, June 4 & 5, and will have the final exam on July 3, 2016

    • **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.

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

18 credits from both General Business and Management and Manufacturing and Supply Chain.

General Business and Management

  • ACCT 624 Management Accounting: Planning and 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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.

  • MGSC 604 Managerial Communication in Supply Chain Management (2 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : Analysis of communication situations, including identification of the different viewpoints of the parties involved, cogent arguments based on the available data, communications with an effective structure, style, and tone.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restrictions: Only open to students in the Master of Management in Manufacturing Management; Non-Thesis program.

    • **This course will be held on June 11, 12, 18, 19 and there will be a final evaluation due on June 26, 2021.

    • **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 third lecture day.

  • MGSC 607 Corporate Social Responsibility in Supply Chain Management (1 credit)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : Introduction to the basic theories and development on business ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR).

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Only open to students in the Master of Management in Manufacturing Management; Non-Thesis program.

    • **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 third lecture day.

    • **This course will be held on June 4, 5, 25, 26 and there will be a paper due on July 17, 2021.

  • 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • **This course will be held on June 20, 21, 27, 28, July 4, 5 and there is a paper due on July 13, 2020.

    • **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 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Hewlin, Jay (Fall) Cohen, Lisa (Winter)

    • **Although this course follows a Tuesday/Thursday lecture pattern, there will be one class held on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

  • 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 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 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 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Manufacturing and Supply Chain

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • **This course will be held on May 30, 31, June 6, 7, 13, 14 and there will be a take-home exam due on July 5, 2020

    • **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.

  • MGSC 617 Product Design (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : A study of the fundamental design principles and techniques for user-centered designs in both product and service environments. Topics covered: the role of design in business, characteristics of good design, various effects of design (e.g., on cost, manufacturability, maintainability, environmental compatibility, marketability), design process frameworks, organizing for design.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Only open to students in the Master of Management in Manufacturing Management; Non-Thesis program.

  • MGSC 618 Data Analytics Foundations in Supply Chain Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : Data processing and analysis skills; basics of Python; data processing, visualization and simple programming. Study of regression and simulation techniques to address management problems that arise in real-world business settings.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction: Only open to students in the Master of Management in Manufacturing Management; Non-Thesis program.

    • **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.

  • MGSC 690 Advanced Topics in Management Science 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Management Science : Advanced topics that will be selected from current issues in the management science area.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Note: April 11, 25, May 10,24, June 7,21. Due to intensive nature of the course, standard add/drop & withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop: second lecture day;withdrawal: forth lecture day.

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