OPM500 - Operations Mgmt. for Managers Module 1 - SLP - 10043

Solution Detail
Price: $30.00
  • From: Business,
  • Posted on: Mon 21 May, 2012
  • Request id: None
  • Purchased: 2 time(s)
  • Average Rating: No rating
Request Description

 

In this Session Long Project you will be able to use your creativity. You will choose a specific type of business from the list below. You will use this business type and create your own organization around it. In each SLP module you will create issues about the specific Operations Management topic and discuss these issues and how you would solve them.

 

NOTE: When choosing your business, you need to consider that it will meet the criteria for ALL SLP assignments. It must use inventories (Module 2), have the ability to expand its capacity (Module 3), and have a product or service that requires some effort to achieve quality (Module 4).

 

Assignment:

 

Choose one of the following types of organizations: Hospital, local bakery, generic family restaurant, generic convenience store (could be a franchised store), a company of your own choice with Instructor Approval.

 

Create a company of this type. Identify and discuss at least three productivity issues that this company faces. Include the various productivity ratios that would be calculated. Then identify and discuss how this company would deal with improving its productivity. Identify specific processes and how these processes would be analyzed. What are some ways the processes could be improved? Discuss concepts and ideas from process improvement and lean thinking.

 

This paper should be approximately three to five pages in length counting the intro, body, and summary. You should include references and cite them properly in the paper. Generally, at least three references should be used.

 

Expectations:

 

·         First discuss some background about your company. You can give it a name. How big is the organization – people, size, etc.? What is its mission? Who are its customers?

 

·         Then identify at least one area of concern for productivity. Identify at least three productivity measures. While it is not required, if you want, you can also create some numbers and show the calculation of the productivity measures.

 

·         Identify the key processes. What are the steps involved in the processes? Do the processes interact?

 

·         What are some possible ways that these processes could be improved for productivity? Consider how you can produce more output and/or reduce the inputs, so that you can increase productivity.

 

·         What are some problems or issues that you might encounter as you attempt to change the processes? How could you overcome these problems/issues?

 

Use the Grading Guideline for SLP1 to organize your paper and make sure you are meeting expectations for the best grade possible. Click Here.

 

Review all of the resources for this module. Use them to help you create/invent issues about productivity and processes and how you would improve.

 

You should look for additional references about the type of business you are operating with specific information about improving processes and productivity.

 

Example:

 

Like to see an example?CLICK HERE to see an example based on a Ford Dealership.

 

 

 

 

 

Solution Description

 

In this Session Long Project you will be able to use your creativity. You will choose a specific type of business from the list below. You will use this business type and create your own organization around it. In each SLP module you will create issues about the specific Operations Management topic and discuss these issues and how you would solve them.

 

NOTE: When choosing your business, you need to consider that it will meet the criteria for ALL SLP assignments. It must use inventories (Module 2), have the ability to expand its capacity (Module 3), and have a product or service that requires some effort to achieve quality (Module 4).

 

Assignment:

 

Choose one of the following types of organizations: Hospital, local bakery, generic family restaurant, generic convenience store (could be a franchised store), a company of your own choice wi

Attachments
OPM 500 Module 1 SLP.doc
OPM 500 Module ...