Jason Lee Davis, PhD
Technology Management Program  |  Department of Engineering & Technology  |  Texas A&M University-Commerce
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Technology Management Program  |  Department of Engineering & Technology  |  Texas A&M University-Commerce
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Jason Lee Davis, PhD
Technology Management Program  |  Department of Engineering & Technology  |  Texas A&M University-Commerce
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Jason Lee Davis, PhD
Technology Management Program  |  Department of Engineering & Technology  |  Texas A&M University-Commerce
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Jason Lee Davis, PhD
Technology Management Program  |  Department of Engineering & Technology  |  Texas A&M University-Commerce
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Jason Lee Davis, PhD
Technology Management Program  |  Department of Engineering & Technology  |  Texas A&M University-Commerce
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Jason Lee Davis, PhD
Technology Management Program  |  Department of Engineering & Technology  |  Texas A&M University-Commerce
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TMGT 456 Value Chain Control & Management

Schedule
 

Term: Fall 2012 Section: 01W
Day: VariableTime: Variable
Instructor: Dr. Jason Lee Davis
 

Date

 

Class Activities/Assignments

Activities Due/Point Credits

Notes

 Week

beginning
Monday,...

Assignments are due by midnight (CT), on Friday of the week assigned, unless otherwise indicated. 

Total = 1000pts

Days are for the week indicated in the first column.

1

Aug 29

Familiarize yourself with the courseware and follow the initial instructions provided in the online course.  Post on-line introductions with photo for class roster.  Acquire copy of required text.
Chapter 1 & S1 Introduction to Operations Management
*Operational Decision-Making Tools:  Decision Analysis

Discussion 01 - 10pts
Quiz 01 - 10pts
*Problem 01 - 50pts

Discussion 01 duedate extended to Wed. Sept. 5.
Quiz 01 submission deadline extended to Wed. Sept. 5.
*Problem assignments eliminated.

2

Sept 3

Chapter 2 Quality Management

Discussion 02 - 10pts
Quiz 02 - 10pts

 

3

Sept 10

Chapter 3 & S3 Statistical Process Control (SPC)
*Operational Decision-Making Tools:  Acceptance Sampling

Discussion 03 - 10pts
Quiz 03 - 10pts
*Problem 02 - 50pts

Friday - Last day to apply for Fall Graduation

*Problem assignments eliminated.

4

Sept 17 Chapters 4 & 5 Product Design & Service Design Discussion 04 - 10pts
Discussion 05 - 10pts
Quiz 04-05 - 10pts
 

5

Sept 24 Chapter 6 Processes & Technology
Case Study/Research Topic & Draft Abstract
Discussion 06 - 10pts
Quiz 06 - 10pts
Abstract
 

6

Oct 1 Chapter 7 & S7 Capacity and Facilities
*Operational Decision-Making Tools:  Facility Location Models
Discussion 07 - 10pts
Quiz 07 - 10pts
*Problem 03 - 50pts

Fri.-Sat., Oct 5-6 - 7th Annual Cotton Belt Railroad Symposium @TAMU-C, Rayburn Student Center
*Problem assignments eliminated.

7

Oct 8 Chapter 8 & S8 Human Resources
*Operational Decision-Making Tools:  Work Measurement
Discussion 08 - 10pts
Quiz 08 - 10pts
*Problem 04 - 50pts



*Problem assignments eliminated.

8

Oct 15 Chapter 9 Project Management Discussion 09 - 10pts
Quiz 09 - 10pts

TAMU-C Homecoming Week

9

Oct 22 Chapter 10 Supply Chain Strategy and Design Discussion 10 - 10pts
Quiz 10 - 10pts
 

10

Oct 29 Chapter 11 & S11 Global Supply Chain Procurement and Distribution
*Operational Decision-Making Tools:  Transportation and Transshipment Models
Discussion 11 - 10pts
Quiz 11 - 10pts
*Problem 05 - 50pts

Thursday - Drop Deadline for full-term courses.

*Problem assignments eliminated.

11

Nov 5 Chapter 12 Forecasting Discussion 12 - 10pts
Quiz 12 - 10pts

 

12

Nov 12 Chapter 13 & S13 Inventory Management
*Operational Decision-Making Tools:  Simulation
Discussion 13 - 10pts
Quiz 13 - 10pts
*Problem 06 - 50pts



*Problem assignments eliminated.

13

Nov 19 Chapter 14 & S14 Sales and Operations Planning
*Operational Decision-Making Tools:  Linear Programming
Case Study/Research (early submission opportunity)
Discussion 14 (No Discussion 14)
Quiz 14 - 10pts
*Problem 07 - 50pts

Thanksgiving Holiday begins at noon, Wednesday.

Paper may be submitted by midnight, Friday for Early Submission Bonus (5pt.)

*Problem assignments eliminated.

14

Nov 26 Chapters 15 Resource Planning
Case Study/Research (due this week)
Discussion 15 - 10pts
Quiz 15 - 10pts
Research Paper - 350pts

Friday, Dec. 2 - Last day to withdraw from full-term courses.

Paper MUST be submitted by midnight, Friday.

15

Dec 3 Chapter 16 & 17 Lean Systems & Scheduling Discussion 16 (No Discussion 16)
Discussion 17 - 10pts
Quiz 16-17 - 10pts
 

16

Dec 10

THE END

 

 

 

Saturday,
Dec 15

COMMENCEMENT

 

Congratulations Graduates!!!

Note: All times indicated are local time in the Central Time Zone.

Green - Chapter readings/discussions
Blue - Case Study/Research activity
Purple - Operational Decision-Making Tools activities (*Problem assignments eliminated.)
Red - Quizzes

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Rev. December 15, 2013