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UT Dallas Syllabus for ba3352.0u2.11u taught by Yunxia Zhu (yxz067000)

UT Dallas Syllabus for ba3352.0u2.11u taught by Yunxia Zhu (yxz067000)

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BA 3352-0U2 Operations Management
Summer 2011, Mondays & Wednesdays 10:30 am– 12:45 pm, SOM 2.717
Instructor: Yunxia (Peter) Zhu
Office: SOM 3.224Phone: 972-883-4807E-mail: yxz067000@utdallas.edu
TA: Emre Ertan
Office: SOM 3.205Phone: 972-883-2382E-mail: iee061000@utdallas.eduOffice Hours: M 9:00-10:15 am Office Hours: M 13:00-15:00W 9:00-10:15 amOr by appointment
MATH 1326, MATH 2333
BA 3360 or STAT 3360
Course Description
Teaches concepts useful in efficiently managing the transformation of materials, labor, andcapital into products or services. Topics covered include: the role of operations management inoverall competitive strategy, key performance measures, and tools for improving operationsperformance. The level of discussion varies from long-term strategic planning to daily control of business processes.
Learning Objective
Students will understand the role operations management plays in business processes. Uponcompletion of the course, students will also be able to:
Quantitatively analyze and interpret operations information
Solve typical operations management problems
Document and report operations performance
Required Textbook:
Operations Management
by William J. Stevenson, 10th Edition,Irwin/McGraw Hill, ISBN 978-0-07-728409-1Grading Policy:
Surprise Quizzes
7% Assessment Quiz 6%
12% Exam 1
 Exam 2 25%
 Exam 3 (Final)
Class Participation:
You are expected to attend every class and to actively participate in the discussion and activities. Therewill be 7 surprise quizzes (1 point each) throughout the semester.
Assessment Quiz:
BA3352 is considered a core course and as such certain measurement instruments are implemented toensure a uniformity of learning across all sections. These measurements are provided to universityaccreditation associations during their periodic audits. The students are encouraged to express their
understanding of the problems in a clear and concise written format such as writing any formulascompletely and correctly.
Six assignments (2 points each) will be posted on the e-learning site for this course. Assignmentsubmissions are to be made by the students through this same site
no later than 10:30
am on the day it isdue.
On homework problems requiringcalculations, show how you arrived at the calculation.
You may discuss homework problems withothers, but you must write it up by yourself with full understanding of what you write. Identicalassignments will be in violation of university regulations and will receive no credit.
All three exams will be in-class and closed-book/closed note. For each exam, you will be provided with asheet of relevant equations.
 Guidelines for Letter Grades:Grade A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D FCutoff Percentage95 90 87 83 80 77 73 70 67 63 60 <60E-Learning:
Your course e-Learning site will be used in several important ways throughout the semester.
E-Learningemail is also the appropriate avenue for sending email to your professor.
Second, all grades will beposted as soon as grading has been completed. Third, a copy of the course syllabus will be available at alltimes, and you will be notified of any changes made during the semester. Fourth, several discussionboards are available for your use.
Laptops & Cell phones
You may bring your laptop computers to class, however you
will not
be permitted to have them openduring the lectures, unless permitted by the instructor. You may not use your cell phones or otherelectronic communication devices in class.
Special Assistance:
For help with test anxiety or time management, the following resources are available: your academicadvisor, the Learning Resource Center (MC2.402), the Counseling Center (SU1.608), the New StudentPrograms Office (SU1.610), your instructor.
University guidelines recommend that you study 2-3 hours per week for every credit hour in which youare enrolled. That is, University expectations suggest you spend 4-9 hours outside of class every week onBA 3352 homework and studying.
Assignments & Academic Calendar:
Day Date Chapter Topic Homework
M 23-MayCh 1 Introduction to Operations ManagementW 25-MayCh 2Ch 9Competitiveness, Strategy, and ProductivityManagement of QualityM 30-May
Memorial Day, No Class HW 1 Due
W 1-JunCh 10 Quality ControlM 6-JunCh 3 Forecasting
HW 2 Due
W 8-Jun
Exam 1 Review
M 13-Jun
Exam 1: Chapters 1, 2, 3, 9, 10
W 15-JunCh 4 Product and Service DesignM 20-JunCh 5 Capacity Planning For Products and Services
HW 3 Due
W 22-JunCh 6 Process Selection & Facility LayoutM 27-JunCh 11 Supply Chain Management
HW 4 Due
W 29-Jun
Exam 2 Review
M 4-Jul
Independence Day, No Class
W 6-Jul
Exam 2: Chapters 4, 5, 6, 11
M 11-JulCh 12 Inventory ManagementW 13-JulCh 14 MRP and ERPM 18-JulCh 17
Assessment Quiz
, Project Management
HW 5 Due
W 20-JulCh 17 Project ManagementM 25-Jul
Guest Speaker HW 6 Due
W 27-Jul
Exam 3 Review
M 1-Aug
Exam 3: Chapters 12, 14, 17
The descriptions and timelines are subject to change at the discretion of theInstructor.

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