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Manufacturing Operations Management Associate Degree

Program Code: 101965

Manufacturing Operations Management is a unique associate degree program designed by local industry to meet the needs of the workplace through a combination of supply chain, automation, quality, lean leadership, and supervisory skills. Graduates of this program are prepared to provide leadership in manufacturing industries.

Follow Your Path

All credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree:
• Ethical Leadership, 901962
• Health Care Leadership Certificate, 901967
Some credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree:
• Supervision, 611964
• Quality Improvement and Innovation, 901968
• Health Care Leadership Advanced, 9019610

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Employment Potential

A graduate of this program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:

Team Lead

Performance Leader

Reliability Coach

With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find other opportunities for employment.

• Supervisor of Maintenance, Shop, Production, Department.

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Requirements for Program Entry

• Completed application.
• High school transcript or equivalent. For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.
To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
• It is recommended that a student have basic computer skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint prior to entering the Manufacturing Operations Management program.

Program Availability

FULL TIMEFall 2017Spring 2018Summer 2018
Green Bay
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Marinette
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Sturgeon Bay
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Application Checklist

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Curriculum
Students following the study plan below will complete the Manufacturing Operations Management associate degree in the number of semesters shown.
FIRST SEMESTER
10-196-164
Supervisors-Personal Skills
3
10-196-164 MANAGING YOURSELF ...techniques for making a smooth transition from worker to supervisor. Topics: starting off on the right foot, delegation and time management.
10-196-189
Team Building/Prob Solve
3
10-196-189 WORK TEAM/PERSONAL DEVELOP ...benefits/challenges of group work, necessary team roles, stages of team development, different approaches to problem solving, consensus, data aquisition, analysis, developing alternative solutions, implementation and evaluation.
10-196-191
Supervision
3
10-196-191 SUPERVISION ...communication, coaching for success, coaching for improvement, and managing performance problems.
10-801-136
English Composition 1
3
10-801-136 ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 ...learners develop knowledge/skills in planning, organizing, writing, editing. Students will also analyze audience/purpose, use elements of research, format documents using standard guidelines, and develop critical reading skills. (Prerequisite: One of the following or the equivalent: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater; satisfactory reading and writing assessment scores OR Corequisite: 10-831-102, English Composition Prep OR Prerequisite: 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better)
10-801-198
Speech
3
10-801-198 SPEECH ...fundamentals of effective oral presentation to small and large groups: topic selection, audience analysis, methods of organization, research, structuring evidence and support, delivery techniques, and the listening process. (Prerequisite: One of the following or the equivalent: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater; satisfactory reading and writing assessment scores; 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing or 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better)
10-804-123
Math w Business Apps
3
10-804-123 MATH W BUSINESS APPS ...real numbers; basic operations; proportions/one variable; percents, simple/compound interest; annuity; apply math concepts to purchasing/buying process, selling process; and basic statistics with business/consumer applications. (Prerequisites: One of the following or the equivalent: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater; satisfactory math and reading assessment scores; 10-834-109, Pre Algebra with a ā€œCā€ or better; 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 or Intro to College Writing with "B" or better)
10-890-101
College 101
1
10-890-101 COLLEGE 101 ...develops tools and strategies that support success in college. Focuses on study skills, college resources, goal setting, time management, and learning styles. Introduces concepts for self assessing learning and completing an Exit Assessment that provides evidence that learning took place. Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their programs.
SEMESTER TOTAL
19
SECOND SEMESTER
10-101-106
Accounting-for Non-Accountants
3
10-101-106 ACCOUNTING-FOR NON-ACCOUNTANTS ...teaching non-accountants to read, analyze, and interpret financial information for making informed business decisions. This class de-emphasizes the use of debits, credits, journal entries and other accounting procedures.
10-105-101
Career Planning
1
10-105-101 CAREER PLANNING ...experiential learning introduction. Learn how personal branding allows candidates to differentiate themselves from the competition through appearance, personality, and marketing competency. Career portfolio introduced. (Corequisite: 10-890-101, College 101)
10-182-111
Lean Operations
1
10-182-111 LEAN OPERATIONS ...develop knowledge skills, process of lean operations management/JIT, quality management, quality control, continuous improvement methodologies, statistical process control chart interpretation, material handling and production logistics.
10-182-112
Lean Manufacturing
1
10-182-112 LEAN MANUFACTURING ...develop knowledge skills process of lean manufacturing/JIT environment, systems approach, productivity attainment, line balancing, kaizen, Kanban, 5S system, value stream mapping, human resource development and lean operations management. (Corequisite: 10-182-111, Lean Operations)
10-182-113
Lean Logistics
1
10-182-113 LEAN LOGISTICS ...identify and eliminate waste in your organization's supply chain and logistics function. Apply Lean implementation methodology with critical success factors with real-world examples and case studies to demonstrate how to effectively implement long-term improvements and savings in a logistics environment. (Corequisite: 10-182-112, Lean Manufacturing)
10-196-134
Legal Issues-Supervisors
3
10-196-134 LEGAL ISSUES-HUMAN RESOURCES ...legal practices in union/nonunion environments, impact of US employment laws, appeal process, legal charges, hiring and firing process, harassment issues, and privacy issues.
10-801-196
Oral/Interpersonal Comm
3
10-801-196 ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION ...the communication process, perception and self-concept, language, listening, nonverbal communication, interpersonal relationships, communication in groups and public communication; prepare and deliver an oral presentation. (Prerequisite: One of the following or the equivalent: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater; satisfactory reading and writing assessment scores OR Corequisite: 10-831-102, English Composition Prep OR Prerequisite: 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better)
10-809-197
Contemporary Amer Society
3
10-809-197 CONTEMPORARY AMER SOCIETY...the major social institutions within the American society: government, family, education, religion, and economic system.
SEMESTER TOTAL
16
THIRD SEMESTER
10-105-103
Career Preparation
1
10-105-103 CAREER PREPARATION ...create professional resume and cover letter, prepare for interviews, understand interviewing techniques, participate in a mock interview. Submission of experiential learning proposal. (Prerequisites: 10-105-101, Career Planning; 10-801-136, English Composition 1)
10-196-169
Diversity in the Workplace
3
10-196-169 DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE ...analyze the effect of perceptions, attitudes, biases, and organization culture on diversity, dealing with barriers, measuring progress, and celebrating success.
10-196-190
Leadership Development
3
10-196-190 MANAGEMENT TEAM SKILLS ...leadership/organization requirements, individual and group motivation, vision, mission, goals, ethical behavior, leadership style and adaptation, impacts of power and influence, employee development, coaching, managing change, and conflict resolution.
10-196-199
Business Ethics
3
10-664-100
Automation 1: Control Logic
1
10-664-100 AUTOMATION 1: CONTROL LOGIC ...electric motor control components such as switches, relays, starters, transformers; and safely mount and install motor and motor control components and perform related wiring and troubleshooting of motor control circuits.
10-664-101
Automation 2: Motor Control
1
10-664-101 AUTOMATION 2: MOTOR CONTROL ...electric motor control components such as sensors, timers and counters. (Corequisite: 10-664-100, Automation 1: Control Logic)
10-809-195
Economics
3
10-809-195-03 ECONOMICS-MODULE 1 ...scarcity, growth, aggregate supply and demand, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment, role of government in economics and in society.
10-809-198
Intro to Psychology
3
10-809-198 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY ...survey of theoretical foundations of human behavior such as sensation and perception, motivation, emotions, learning, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, stress, and human diversity in personal, social and vocational settings. (Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater OR satisfactory reading and writing assessment scores OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better OR Corequisite: 10-831-102, English Comp Prep)
OR
10-809-199
Psychology Of Human Relations
3
10-809-199 PSYCH HR/GENDER DIFF WKPLACE ...seminar on the tug of war men and women call communication in the workplace. Men's and women's values and the complication of interpretation of these values--confusing and different.
SEMESTER TOTAL
18
FOURTH SEMESTER
10-101-184
Business Finance/Budgeting
3
10-101-184 BUSINESS FINANCE/BUDGETING ...fiscal and monetary aspects of business. Each learner will demonstrate application of business types, cycles, forecasting, budgeting, expense control, and financial statement interpretation relevant to the supervisor as a non-accountant. (Prerequisite: 10-804-134, Mathematical Reasoning)
10-196-105
Manufacturing Op Career Exper
2
10-196-105 MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT CAREER EXPERIENCE ...students can select any hands on experience related to: Internship, Field Research, Service Learning, Simulations, Capstone, Industry Related or International. Instructor approval required. (Prerequisite: 10-105-103, Career Preparation)
10-196-136
Safety-Workplace
3
10-196-136 OSHA 501 ...safety awareness, federal/state/local compliance, inspections, risk analysis, workplace violence, substance abuse, health hazards, first-aid, CPR, fire and electrical safety, and emergency preparedness. 36 Hours.
10-196-188
Project Mgmt Fundamentals
3
10-196-188 PROJECT MANAGEMENT ...the role of project management, developing a project proposal, use of relevant software, working with project teams, sequencing tasks, charting progress, dealing with variations, budgets and resources, implementation, and assessment.
10-196-192
Managing-Quality
3
10-196-192 LEAN OFFICE ...keys of lean application, effective lean tools, lean concepts, gain management support and eliminate waste in office systems and processes.
10-664-102
Automation 3: PLC
1
10-664-102 CONTROLOGIX OVERVIEW ..Contrologix PLC, setup and programming RSLogix 5000 software, setup ControlNet communication, and change parameters of PowerFlex 700 drive.
SEMESTER TOTAL
15
TOTAL CREDITS
68
Curriculum Note
. The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C or better.

Program Outcomes

• Demonstrate effective leadership skills.
• Perform in team environments.
• Value diversity.
• Demonstrate workplace communication skills.
• Understand the financial components of an organization.
• Utilize performance management techniques.
• Apply project management skills.
• Apply continuous improvement processes.
• Affect workplace safety positively.
• Monitor customer service, quality, and cost performance.
• Demonstrate knowledge of the application of supply chain management concepts.
• Understand the overall operation and control of machines.
• Apply electrical skills to troubleshoot control and operator panels.
• Apply programming languages to the control of single programmable controllers and industrial networks.

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Note

• The 11 technical studies courses, beginning with course number 10-196-xxx, are delivered in a variety of formats.
• Some courses have a compressed schedule of seven weeks each. The competencies learned in an accelerated class are exactly the same as those in a traditional class. Students do much of the learning and assignments outside of class time.

Study Abroad Opportunities

The International Studies staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor.

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EXCELER8: Less class time, more family and free time.  Instead of taking 5 or 6 classes for 15 weeks, take 1 or 2 courses that are 8 weeks or less.

Complete the program in 24 months    Complete the program in 36 months  
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