CMAE1518 Manufacturing Processes and Production

This course aligns with the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council’s (MSSC) assessment and certification system for Manufacturing Processes.  The curriculum is based upon federally-endorsed national standards for production workers emphasizing lean manufacturing principles, basic supply chain management, communication skills, and customer service.




Qualifying score on the reading assessment test OR ENGL0901

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Identify the needs of the customer
Determine resources required for the production process
Interpret job assignments to meet production goals
Analyze work flow of team members and work groups to meet production goals
Utilize lean and high-performance manufacturing principles to improve the manufacturing process

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details