Project – Phase 1
OM (Operations Management) Practical Project Problems- are applications of OM principles and theories, often using specific OM tools applied to real world OM activities. The Final Project collects all 4 into an electronic portfolio including Summary and Statement of Learning.
Practical Operations Management Problems Guide: How to and Examples of each Tool in use are in Handouts.
OM Practical Problem I
Systems Diagram of the Organization’s (the one you picked) Operations Management Process. Pick an organization that you know well.
Identify: Name of Organization: MIAMI DADE COLLEGE
|Sub System||Input||Process||“Black Box’||Storage||Output|
Note re Definitions commonly used in Operations Management (OM):
WIP-Work in Progress: an unfinished product or service. An Incomplete Grade in Academia would be an example of WIP.
LOA- Leave of Absence: In Academia this is also an unfinished service.
WD- Withdrawal-An interruption in the service cycle. All these terms are markers in the industry and monitored by the Federal and State Government.
Describe the elements of the system in detail:
- Input: Students are recruited etc.