Leadership in Plant Operations

General

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Program Description

* Make the transition from focusing on shop floor and technical issues to thinking more about the business
* Initiate lean manufacturing practices to lower costs and do more with less
* Quickly and accurately assess a plant, service, or operation
* Measure performance by financial and nonfinancial standards
* Align manufacturing and operations with other business functions



Who Should Attend

The Leadership in Plant Operations program has been designed to serve the development needs of manufacturing and operations managers at the plant management level, as well as those who plan to move up to the plant manager level within the next several years. Participants are typically line or staff managers, with five to ten years of manufacturing or operations-related experience, who are being groomed for higher-level postions within their company's supply chain.



Learning Objectives

Provide participants with tools and concepts that they can use today to improve their current operations
Broaden their perspectives and expand their capabilities to help them prepare for their next assignment


Last updated November 2017

About the School

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a premier educational institution within one of the finest research universities worldwide. Our mission is to develop leaders in ... Read More

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a premier educational institution within one of the finest research universities worldwide. Our mission is to develop leaders in thought and action, who are ready to tackle the challenging, multidisciplinary problems facing society. Leaders who can provide moral and civic leadership, and who leverage their influence for the benefit of society. At Michigan, our over-arching strength is our unique ability to bridge scholarly theory with business practice. We believe true leadership begins with a holistic understanding of business. At our core is the pursuit of “intellectual capital with impact.” These are the ideas our faculty bring to the classroom and the tools our graduates use to shape the world. We’re interested in students who want to partner with faculty to co-create a very customized, robust educational experience. Our strategy to develop students’ leadership capability – in addition to impact requisite business knowledge and skills – is to provide action-based learning opportunities rooted in real-world issues. With an MBA from Michigan's Ross School of Business, you’ll enter the marketplace as a leader with the confidence and wisdom to define and achieve your vision of success. Read less
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