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Introduction To Production And Inventory Control Ontario College Certificate - Part-time

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  • Objectives
    The purpose of this part-time certificate program is to develop a good basic understanding of manufacturing, planning and control, as well as an understanding of communication among all departments. Program graduates will be able to enter the work force at an introductory level as a purchaser, production planner, scheduler, inventory controller, distribution or warehouse personnel, and be able to operate an MRP computer software program.
  • Academic Title
    Introduction To Production And Inventory Control Ontario College Certificate
  • Course description
    BUS1070      Introduction To Human Relations
    Description: This course provides students with an introduction to human relations, focusing on self-development and interpersonal effectiveness. Students will develop various interpersonal skills by examining theories relevant to those skills. The following topics constitute the specific areas of study in the course: developing self-awareness, building and maintaining relationships, communicating with others, coping with stress, managing one's feelings, and resolving interpersonal conflicts.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    OPER1050     Introduction To Forecasting And Purchasing
    Description: Developing a basic understanding of the role, responsibilities and procedures to carry out the purchasing function in a retail or industrial environment, this course will teach the principles of forecasting, specification buying, pricing, standards, negotiating, ethics and team decision-making factors in a quality, customer-oriented organization.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    OPER1060     Material Requirement Planning (MRP)
    Description: Explaining the basics of an MRP system, this course covers topics including the master production schedule, lot sizing, phase-shifting, different types of demand, bill of materials, inventory and the various input and outputs of an MRP system. Students will learn the prerequisites to implementing an MRP system and the controls required to maintain it.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    OPER1070     Introduction To Plant Layout
    Description: Recommended: OPER1060 Material Requirement Planning (MRP) or equivalent knowledge. This course provides basic concepts and methods to develop an efficient plant layout. Factors affecting various industries and processes will be discussed. A practical project involving design and layout of a plant facility will be the focus of this course.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    OPER1080     Introduction To Logistics

    Description: Logistics is the management of the movement, protection and storage of product from supplier to the end customer. This course develops a working knowledge of the current methods that ensure the right quantity of the right item is in place at the right time and at the right price. Topics range from quality customer service to supply chain management.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    OPER1090     Computer Material Requirement Planning
    Description: Recommended: OPER1060 Material Requirement Planning or equivalent knowledge. Giving students the knowledge to develop a working MRP system, this course will teach how to apply MRP techniques to real-time applications.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    OPER1120     Material Handling And Management Concepts
    Description: Providing knowledge about basic material handling equipment and its applications, as well as storage equipment in any organization, this course will teach the principles of unitization, containerization, packaging and preventive maintenance. Some key elements of management concepts will be discussed.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    QUAL1030     Fundamentals Of Quality Assurance

    Description: Recommended: Level IV Mathematics or equivalent. This course provides an introduction to quality assurance and control programs within a business organization. Topics include the nature and history of quality, factors which affect quality, quality inspection and verification. The course will also deal with collection, analysis and interpretation of data, histograms and frequency distributions, probability and its applications, normal and binomial curves, control charts for variables and attributes, and statistical sampling.
    Hours: 39
    Credits: 3

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