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Industrial Production Management, Bachelor of Business Administration

Davenport’s BBA in Industrial Production Management melds the disciplines of quality, project and operations management providing you with the expertise necessary to manage production settings to include both human capital and human-matching interfaces.
With your Industrial Production Management degree from Davenport University, you will be poised to oversee the daily operations of manufacturing and related industries. You will be able to coordinate, plan and direct the activities used to produce a wide range of goods, such as automobiles, computer equipment or consumer products.  Topics in the program include lean production techniques, production scheduling and quality management. 
The BBA in Industrial Production Management can be completed in-seat for 2018 at the Lettinga campus and through Real Time Virtual (RTV) starting in 2019.
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Why Industrial Production Management?

Industrial Production Managers are responsible for the materials, workforce, mechanical and technological logistics of the production process. Areas of responsibility include production scheduling, staffing, procurement, quality control, inventory control and the coordination of production activities with other departments of the organization.

Michigan is ranked third in terms of states with the highest employment level in this occupation, and first for states with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in industrial production management, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  In addition, of the top five states with the highest concentration of jobs (Michigan, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Indiana and Iowa), Michigan ranks highest for annual mean wage at $114,440.


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The BBA in Industrial Production Management melds the disciplines of quality, project and operations management providing learners with expertise necessary to manage production settings including both human capital and human-machine-interfaces. Topics in this program include lean production techniques, production scheduling, and quality management.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?
2018-2019 Recommended Program Sequences for Industrial Production Management, BBA:

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Foundations of Excellence39 cr.
ACES100 or OPENAchieving Career and Education Success or (if exempt) Open Elective3 cr.
COMM120Presentation Techniques3 cr.
DATA275Introduction to Data Analytics3 cr.
ECON200Microeconomics3 cr.
ECON201Macroeconomics3 cr.
ENGL109Composition3 cr.
ENGL110Advanced Composition3 cr.
ENGL311Professional Writing3 cr.
MATH125Intermediate Algebra3 cr.
SOSC201Diversity in Society3 cr.
STAT220Introduction to Statistics3 cr.
HUMN310-314 or HUMNGlobal Culture or Humanities Elective3 cr.
SOSC241 or SOSCWorld Regional Geography or Social Science Elective3 cr.
Foundations of Business32 cr.
ACCT201Accounting Foundations I4 cr.
ACCT202Accounting Foundations II 4 cr.
BITS211Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets3 cr.
BUSN210Professional Ethics3 cr.
CISP111Requirements Planning and Development3 cr.
FINC211Corporate Finance3 cr.
GPMT287Principles of Project Management3 cr.
LEGL210Business Law Foundations3 cr.
MGMT211Management Foundations3 cr.
MKTG211Marketing Foundations3 cr.
Major37-49 cr.
CSCI350Introduction to Industrial Automation 3 cr.
HRMG213Human Resource Management3 cr.
IDMT380Operations Planning & Production Scheduling3 cr.
IDMT430Facilities Design and Management3 cr.
IDMT470Production Metrics and Visual Analysis3 cr.
IDMT490Industrial Production Internship Capstone4 cr.
LEGL425Contracts and Product Liability3 cr.
MGMT357Operations Management3 cr.
MGMT412Quality Management3 cr.
SCMT320Management Systems: ERP (SAP)3 cr.
SCMT370Procurement and Global Sourcing3 cr.
SCMT380Inventory Control 3 cr.
Complete the Supply Chain and Logistics Specialty or choose 12 Open Elective Credits12 cr.
Supply Chain and Logistics Specialty [SCLS](12) cr.
LEGL320International Business Law3 cr.
MGMT413Sustainable Supply Chain Management3 cr.
SCMT430Intermodal Transportation3 cr.
SCMT440Warehousing Management Systems3 cr.
Open Electives12 cr.