OPR4160 Operations Management
Japan is most famous for methods such as Toyota Production System, Just-In-Time, Kaizen, 5S, Quality Circle, Ishikawa Diagram, and many others. OM is the course to learn this concepts.
Operation is the key value-adding activity in a firm’s value chain. This course will familiarize students with basic knowledge of process thinking, leaning thinking, and Japanese way of operations management and quality control. Students will learn Operations strategy, process selection, lean thinking, quality control, inventory management, and various other techniques for both manufacturing and service industries. Field trips to experience Japanese corporations will also be arranged.