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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Manufacturing Management (Part-time)

Degree: Short-term Technical Certificate
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)


Introduction to operations process design, process improvement and the skills, methods and techniques used to accomplish this; the interactions and relationships between people and process change and the interactions between different processes in organizations. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Description: Introduction to the fundamental techniques of industrial supervision and team leadership and the effective management of projects. Includes the five functions of supervision, team leadership functions, leadership styles and the Project Management Body of Knowledge.


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Spring Semester (First Year)

Description: Applied computer tools to solve engineering technology problems, emphasizing the integration of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software and engineering research skills using the Internet. Applications of an integrated approach to research papers, engineering technology analysis, technical laboratory reports and technical presentations. One-half classroom, one and one-half lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: DEV 0015 and DEV 0015 or MAT 0600 and MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110


Lean operations principles including lead time reduction, containerization, module design, standardized work and Takt time, Kanban, 5S's and Office Lean. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: OPT 1101


Basic economic cost concepts, decisions, analysis and evaluations as applied to engineering design, production, maintenance and quality control.

Prerequisites: MET 1131 and MET 1131 or MAT 0600 or MAT 0100 or MAT 0100 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1460 or MAT 1460 or Approval of Department or Approval of Department


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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.