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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Advanced Manufacturing Management

Get on the fast track to a great career in advanced manufacturing.

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
  • Make management level decisions within a manufacturing environment including operations management, supply chain management and lean manufacturing.
  • Use effective human relations, leadership, interpersonal, and team skills in an organizational environment.
  • Analyze planning, professional and engineering decisions within a manufacturing environment.
  • Differentiate among general management decisions that are beyond strictly manufacturing, and includes skills to manage projects, energy, costs and budgets.
  • Generate written, oral, and graphic communications, including the use of current technology, persuasively and accurately in a professional manner.
  • Formulate the principles and practice of team-building in an interdisciplinary setting, and integrate negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Support manufacturing decisions based upon data derived from leading edge information technology systems.
  • Create a basic energy management plan in compliance with the ISO 50001 Energy Management System Standard.
  • Conform to applicable legislation, regulations and guidelines based upon an assessment of the environmental, legal and safety implications of manufacturing practice.
  • Evaluate cost effectiveness of manufacturing products, processes and operations.
  • Manage a sustainable supply chain using a variety of effective tools and techniques.
  • Develop a strategy to minimize business rick and maximize new opportunities derived from improving processes and products.
  • Recommend the technologies required to increase productivity and reduce waste in a manufacturing facility.
  • Select manufacturing processes to create high quality products that respond to the customer and society with minimal environmental impact.
  • Analyze the product life cycle and the product impact on the environment.