The final project for this course is the creation of a statistical analysis report.
Each day, operations management professionals are faced with multiple decisions affecting various aspects of the operation. The ability to use data to drive decisions is an essential skill that is useful in any facet of an operation. The dynamic environment offers daily challenges that require the talents of the operations manager; working in this field is exciting and rewarding.
Throughout the course, you will be engaged in activities that charge you with making decisions regarding inventory management, production capacity, product profitability, equipment effectiveness, and supply chain management. These are just a few of the challenges encountered in the field of operations management.
The final activity in this course will provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate your ability to apply statistical tools and methods to solve a problem in agiven scenario that is often encountered by an operations manager. Once you have outlined your analysis strategy and analyzed your data, you will then reportyour data, strategy, and overall decision that addresses the given problem
The project is divided into two milestones, which will be submitted at various points throughout the course to scaffold learning and ensure quality final submissions. These milestones will be submitted in Modules Three and Seven. The final project is due in Module Nine.