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Fall 2014 Catalog 
Fall 2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IT 251 - Work Design

Credit Hours: 3

A methods course which introduces ways to increase employee productivity in any work setting. Both traditional and behavioral approaches are covered. Included are problem-solving techniques, the principles of motion economy, work simplification, operation and processes analysis, human factors and job enrichment. Laboratory exercises include diagnostic surveys, multiple activity and flow process charts and the preparation of written standard practices.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • analyze a work situation;
  • chart analysis;
  • recommend procedures and changes based on the analysis;
  • prepare a workplace layout by using methods analysis to maximize productivity; and
  • write technical reports with a clear, concise and complete format.

Prerequisites: MT 121 or permission of the instructor.
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