Productivity Analysis (ISE 365)
The aim of this course is to provide students an understanding of the principles and techniques used in the improvement and measurement of productivity, as well as concepts of work study and their application to the human-machine system design and interaction. The objective is to equip students with the ability to use and apply the techniques of method study, work measurement, motion study to improve productivity in different industries.
Productivity Concept, Operations analysis-motion study; man-machine relationship; time study; predetermined time systems; performance rating; standard data techniques; work sampling; wage payment plans. Practical, detailed advice is given on all aspects of motion and time study including work station design, job analysis, and the techniques of setting time standards. The course places productivity analysis in the context of lean manufacturing.