This course takes an integrative approach to technology systems design. Product development and facilities planning, incorporating lean production of goods and services will serve as organizing themes. An array of qualitative and quantitative tools and techniques are used, emphasizing lean principles, waste reduction, and overall efficiency of operations. Flow analysis and optimization tools, including computer simulation, are introduced. Strong emphasis is placed on a comprehensive semester-long team project, integrating previous technology systems course concepts.
Technology Systems Capstone I – Design