Manufacturing Management MM.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 16 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Operations Technology
Effective as of Fall 2017

The purpose of this certificate is to assist individuals in their transition from a technical job (engineer, technician, production worker, etc.) to a managerial position (foreman, supervisor, manager, etc.) in the manufacturing industry. In addition, an elective provides the student an opportunity to customize the program according to his/her individual needs and interests.

What is the program about?

This short-term certificate provides a manufacturing specific background in organizations, industrial supervision, improvement techniques, quality, teamwork and cost analysis.

Program Outcomes

  • Analyze manufacturing problems by utilizing appropriate analytical techniques.
  • Describe the functions and business practices within a manufacturing organization.
  • Evaluate the cost and quality of manufacturing systems and recommend improvements.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of personnel management and work group dynamics.
  • Identify, schedule and manage the resources needed for the manufacture of a product.


This certificate builds to the OPTIO associate degree, which transfers to the University of Dayton's Industrial Engineering Technology program.

Additional Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information


Course Title Credits
CAM 1107 Principles of Manufacturing 3
MET 1131 Personal Computer Applications for Engineering Technology 1
OPT 1101 Introduction to Operations 3
OPT 1126 Supervision, Team Leadership & Project Management 3
OPT 1130 Lean Operations 3
OPT 2208 Engineering Technology Economics & Cost Analysis 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.