BMM 320 - Facilities and Planning

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course provides students with a broad, practical understanding of the facilities planning and design process. The critical nature of a global supply chain and the need for efficient material handling is discussed and approaches to designing optimal handling systems are examined. The tools of operations, the systems involved in manufacturing and facilities and the development of quantitative approaches to planning are examined. Participants engage in real-world examples and problems to understand the practices of facilities planning. (F, Sp, Su)