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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

High Performance Organizations

OIM 420

Recent advances in the areas of productivity and quality improvement. Specific topics include all or some of: ISO 9000, Total Quality Management, Lean Thinking, Materials Requirements Planning (MRP), and miscellaneous techniques from Just-in-Time. If time permits, topics from one or more of the American Production and Inventory Control Society's (APICS) certification exams for the CPIM (the Operations Management counterpart to the CPA in accounting). Includes team field project at a local company.
Course Details

Fall 2021

Sep 1, 2021 - Dec 8, 2021
Michele Burch
Pre Requsite: OIM 301
Base Cost: $1,446 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Sep 01, 2021
End date: Dec 08, 2021
Last day to add: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to drop: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Oct 28, 2021