MG: Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries

MG 106 — MANG/ANALY MENSWEAR MANUFACTUR

3 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

MG 108 — Apparel and Home Textile Products Manufacturing

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

For Textile Development and Marketing students. Surveys manufacturing processes for apparel and home textile products beginning with product development to acquisition of fabrics through cutting, sewing, and finishing operations

MG 111 — MANUFACTURING PROCESS I

3 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 4 LAB HOURS

This course examines the kinematic principles of sewing machines to analyze and evaluate adaptability and production potential of any sewing operation. Students learn the various stitch and seam types for specification manufacturing, and investigate various machines, tables, and auxiliary equipment used in conjunction with sewing machines. Operator recruiting and training are thoroughly scrutinized

MG 112 — PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT ANALYSIS

3 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 4 LAB HOURS

MG 114 — Principles of Product Construction

3 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Emphasizes the relationship between the quality and construction of a sewn product and focuses on the geometric principles of draping, drafting, and grading of industrial patterns. Students develop and interpret original patterns using both manual and computerized methods and apply the data to written specifications

MG 122 — LABOR COST DEVELOPMENT

3 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Lecture and workshop laboratory course in modern motion and time study techniques. Topics covered include industrial engineering principles, micromotion film, and motion charts as a means of formulating and applying engineering precepts; time study and work measurement concepts with emphasis on leveling, piece-rate setting, and statistical valuation of time studies; predetermined time techniques; and standard data and incentive systems

MG 131 — BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

Introduces the fundamental concepts of business management and organizational development. Responsibility-authority relationships, basic financial concepts, and organizational structures for a variety of businesses are discussed

MG 132 — Marketing for Manufacturers

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

Students are introduced to the basic concept of marketing and the components of the marketing mix in order to understand how fashion products are developed and successfully distributed. Computer-assisted marketing, including barcoding, e-commerce, and the role of the internet, is investigated as a strategic tool for globalization

MG 153 — Excel for Business

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

This course provides a comprehensive presentation of Microsoft Excel. Topics include charting, data tables, financial functions, formatting, formulas, functions, what-if analysis, working with large worksheets, and other business-related topics

MG 212 — MANUFACTURING PROCESSES II

4.5 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE AND 3 LAB HOURS

Presents principles of garment breakdown and workplace engineering for sewing, molding, and finishing. Investigates advanced-stage sewing and molding systems and techniques for proper implementation and use, and focuses on return-on-investment and product quality considerations

MG 222 — PRODUCTION CONTROL

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

This course covers factory planning, planning and control for manufacturing, and production forecasting. Students learn the design of bundle control tickets and analyze the problems of machine loading, planning, and controlling textile and textile end-product manufacturing. Data processing applications to solve production control problems are employed

MG 223 — PLANT ENGINEERING/LAYOUT

3 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Studies the techniques, procedures, and principles affecting the design and arrangement of the physical elements of a manufacturing facility. Emphasizes balance of production, equipment, utilities, and service facilities, including site determination, building structure, lighting, personal and sanitary requirements, and material-handling equipment in conformance with state and federal regulations. Students select two complementary products and submit a detailed layout design of a plant capable of producing the chosen products

MG 232 — MANAGEMENT COORD/POLICY MAKING

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

Open only to fourth-semester students in the AAS degree program, or with departmental approval. Evaluates the principles and techniques involved in management policy making and their interrelationships with the functional areas of a business. This is a case-study course and includes legal, financial, and communications problems that affect the operation and structuring of a business

MG 233 — HUMAN RESOURCE MGT/LABOR REL

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

Personnel functions such as recruiting, training, wage administration, and labor relations are presented and analyzed together with pertinent labor legislation

MG 234 — Supply Chain Management

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

A thorough exploration of supply chain management from the manufacturer's perspective is presented. Major areas of global sourcing, vendor evaluation, quality assurance, materials resource planning, inventory control, and budget considerations are covered. Students develop a seasonal production plan as a final project

MG 242 — Principles of Accounting

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

This introductory course covers the accounting cycle leading to the creation of a business' financial statements. Topics include double-entry accounting, adjusting and closing entries, trial balances, inventories, bank reconciliation, specialized journals, accounts receivable, bad debts, and depreciation. Partnership and corporation accounting are also covered

MG 243 — FINANCIAL CONTROLS & ANALYSIS

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

The understanding of financial data essential to making informed business decisions and personal ones is taught. Basic financial statements and their interpretation, budgeting, and product cost analysis and relationship to pricing, volume, and profits are covered

MG 252 — Product Data Management

3 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

This course offers a hands-on approach to learning how to generate, transmit, and manage product data in a global business environment. Students construct product document packages for use in engineering, finance, logistics, manufacturing, and quality control

MG 253 — Object-Oriented Database Management

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Concepts of database management, including the development of object-oriented databases with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, are taught in this course. Integrating Microsoft Access with other programs within a microcomputer environment enables students to create data sets and reports, develop forms, and link databases

MG 299 — Independent Study in Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries

1-3 CREDIT

MG 301 — Apparel Production: Labor Analysis

2 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE HOURS

For baccalaureate-level Fashion Design students. Study of apparel mass-production techniques. Examines the transition of apparel products from designer's samples to finished production merchandise. Explores human resource management and labor relations in an apparel firm

MG 303 — INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN BUS MGT

3 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

An overview of Management Information Systems (MIS) and their impact on the productivity and processes of a business organization. Case studies and problems focus on organization, technology, and human resource issues

MG 304 — Information Systems

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

This course presents an overview of management information systems (MIS) and how they impact the productivity and processes of a business organization. Case studies and problems focus on the issues of finances, human resources, organization, and technology as they relate to information systems

MG 305 — Production Processes for Merchandisers

3 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

For baccalaureate-level Fashion Merchandising Management students. This course introduces students to the processes and procedures used in the manufacturing of sewn products. Students learn about the types of equipment used, the specifications required to produce such products, and the methods for evaluating their construction, cost, and quality. The course is primarily designed for students without any background in the assembly and manufacturing processes

MG 306 — Information Systems: Case Analysis

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Principles of management information systems (MIS) are addressed. Students use database and spreadsheet tools (Access and Excel) to problem-solve business situations and present their solutions in PowerPoint. Topics include the business functions of human resources, marketing and sales, finance and accounting, manufacturing, and technology support

MG 311 — Manufacturing I: Equipment Analysis

3 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Students develop a familiarity with the various kinds of assembly equipment used to construct sewn products. Stitchology, specifications development, and sourcing are also covered

MG 312 — Manufacturing II: Process Analysis

3 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

This course presents the principles of workplace engineering in order to identify labor- and cost-saving methods. Students conduct time and motion studies, consider standardization procedures, and analyze garment assembly methods as factors in realizing efficiencies on the manufacturing floor

MG 313 — Cutting Room Processes

3 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

The processes involved in the preproduction operations of sewn products - cut order planning, fabric utilization, marker making, fabric spreading, cutting, and costing - are studied. The fundamentals of laying out a cutting room and selecting equipment for specific applications are included. Students prepare markers by hand and computer

MG 314 — Manufacturing Process Analysis

2 CREDITS; 1 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

This course familiarizes students with the variety of equipment used to construct sewn products. Through hands-on use, students learn to select appropriate machinery and stitching types for various fabrications, garment categories, and end uses

MG 331 — MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

MG 401 — Manufacturing Management

2 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE HOURS

For baccalaureate-level Fashion Design students. Examines business ownership and management, fashion manufacturer marketing philosophies, costing, and quality control. The financial aspects of a business are evaluated

MG 403 — Apparel Manufacturing Processes

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

For students not majoring in Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries. Examines the organization of a manufacturing firm: analysis of production techniques, cost development, and quality management; exploration of the relationship between product specifications and manufacturers' selling prices; and the study of customers' product requirements and the manufacturers' strategies for meeting them

MG 411 — Manufacturing Facilities Management

3 CREDITS; 2 LECTURE AND 2 LAB HOURS

Students examine the criteria for designing and arranging the elements of a manufacturing facility with emphasis on modifying existing space, handling complementary products, and understanding workflow and the effect on quality and cost. They design and develop a detailed manufacturing facility layout

MG 412 — SEWN PROD/CONSTRUCT/FINISHING

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

MG 431 — MANUFACTURING PLANNING

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

MG 432 — Strategy, Policy, and Decision Making

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

This capstone course presents students with the opportunity to synthesize knowledge gained in previous semesters and prepare a complete business plan for a manufacturing company. They develop human resource policies, organization charts, and manufacturing, financial, marketing, and merchandising plans

MG 442 — Product Costing

3 CREDITS; 3 LECTURE HOURS

Cost-accounting and industrial engineering concepts are applied to estimating, accumulating, and assigning costs to products that are mass-produced by apparel and apparel-related companies. Students learn cost-estimating techniques, practical methods to capture actual costs, and how to do variance analysis of actual and cost-estimated standards

MG 499 — Independent Study in Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries

1-3 CREDIT