Duration: 1 Year
Manufacturing Management Program is ideal for you if you’re interested in innovation, lean manufacturing, energy management, sustainability, ERP, SAP and a variety of challenges faced by manufacturing and service organizations.
After completing the program you’ll be on the fast track to leadership careers in a variety of industries, including aerospace, alternative energies, power generation, food and beverage, medical instruments, tooling, automotive, plastics and pharmaceutical. Designed for students with degrees or diplomas in related programs, the program condenses a range of advanced production management skills into one year of intensive study. You’ll gain a competitive edge in the job market and open up a pathway to professional advancement in manufacturing management.
Unique Learning Experience
You’ll make use of facilities in the Center for Sustainable Manufacturing and Design Technologies, one of the most sophisticated manufacturing management college facilities in North America. Fully equipped, the Center features a suite of laboratories in which Sheridan instructors create realistic simulations that reflect actual shop-floor conditions and manufacturing management situations.
Working in a safe, controlled environment, you’ll develop expertise in every aspect of manufacturing management, including:
- Production management
- Operations management
- Resource planning
- Manufacturing processes and equipment
- Advanced programmable controls
- Plant layout
- Production planning and control
- Quality assurance
- Environmental compliance
In the second semester you’ll solve a real industry problem, and have the responsibility to diagnose the problem, gather information, anlyze it and recommend solutions to the managers and personnel of the organization. You also will have the option of completing an optional paid work placement at the end of your academic work. The combination of classroom work and on-the-job training will allow you to explore different careers, gain work experience and apply classroom learning to real industry situations.
Flexibility for Working Professionals
Because many Manufacturing Management students are already working professionals, classes may be scheduled to finish early afternoon. The program uses a variety of teaching methods, including case studies, group work and labs.
The nature of available manufacturing management job opportunities will vary from graduate to graduate, depending on previous work experience. Possible job titles include:
- Plant/General/Operations manager
- Manufacturing/Production/Operations manager/supervisor
- Product engineering manager
- Warehousing/Manufacturing manager
- Design manager
- Project manager
- Factory supervisor
- Postsecondary diploma or degree in science or engineering* is required
- At least one year of industrial experience and some basic exposure to a CAD system would be an asset
*Applicants with postsecondary qualifications from another discipline require at least three years of industrial experience.
Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of demonstrated competence through related work and/or educational experience.
Applicants may be required to complete English testing to demonstrate proficiency.
Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.
|TECH 53314||Manufacturing Processes||3|
|TECH 54717||Management of Production 1||3|
|TECH 59599||Manufacturing and Process Control Concepts||3|
|TECH 55142||Project Management in Manufacturing||3|
|COMM 57028||Management Communication Skills||3|
|MGMT 50000||Leadership and Management of People||3|
|HEAL 53796||Health, Work and Safety||3|
|TECH 50199||Plant Layout||3|
|TECH 50049||Management of Production 2||3|
|TECH 56529||Enterprise Resource Planning||3|
|ECOM 53921||Engineering Economics||3|
|TECH 54178||Industry Project||3|
|QUAL 55142||Quality Assurance||3|
|TECH 58448||Advanced Management Concepts||3|
|COWT 53816||Cooperative Education Forum (optional)||1|
21 (without Co-op)
|COWT||Co-op Work Placement (optional)||7|
Note: Courses subject to change.