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Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are statements by faculty members that describe the most important things students will know and be able to do when they graduate from a program.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Upon graduating from the Production Management AAS program, students will be skilled in the following:

  • Professionalism/Ethics: Students will discuss business ethics and professional standards to understand how they apply specifically to the fashion and related industries in the production management area.
  • Business Fundamentals: Students will dissect a financial plan, including a master budget, sales, forecast, purchase budget, operating expense budget, cash, and capital budget, projected operating statements, and proforma balance sheets in preparation of creating their own.
  • Communication: Students will be able to present different business production applications for problem-solving and generate simulated tech packs of product data to be used throughout a global supply chain.
  • Globalism: Students will analyze the worldwide supply chain processes from selected examples, including purchasing from a global source.
  • Technology: Students will evaluate how fiber, textile, apparel producers, retailers and home furnishing companies merchandise and market their products within the industry to the ultimate consumer by using different advanced technologies in manufacturing and marketing, channels of distribution and communication.
  • Research & Critical Thinking: Student will research and evaluate how fiber, textile, apparel producers, retailers and home furnishing companies merchandise and market their products within the industry to the ultimate consumer.

Bachelor of Science Degree

Upon graduating from the Production Management BS program, students will be skilled in the following:

  • Professionalism/Ethics: Students will be able to make ethical judgements that will meet the professional standards of the production management of the fashion and related industries.
  • Business Fundamentals: Students will demonstrate the ability to create a complete financial plan, including master budget, sales, forecast, purchase budget, operating expense budget, cash and capital budget, projected operating statements, and proforma balance sheets.
  • Communication: Students will understand the process of supply chain management from a manufacturer’s perspective of global sourcing, vender evaluation, quality assurance, materials resource planning, inventory control, budget considerations.
  • Globalism: Students will create the necessary “paper trail” to track the legal documents required to process raw materials and the analysis of the legal aspects and restrictions applicable to the purchasing of raw materials; these include the study of warranties and the transfer of title.
  • Technology: Students will articulate the intricacies of facilities design as they are made to consider material flow design, systems design, space allocations, auxiliary services, and storage facilities in their plant layout.
  • Research & Critical Thinking: Students will plan and analyze flow techniques, create an operation process chart, place equipment while considering the intricacies of material handling between the various operations of the plant.
  • Retail/Wholesaling: Students will learn the facility for researching and relating external information to the decisions required on plans, policies, strategies, and procedures for a particular company
  • Production Commercialization: Students will develop a business plan for a small business and to prepare operational plans for a large business.
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