Introduction to Industrial Engineering
Free online course on the principles, tools as well as the various techniques associated with Industrial Engineering.Publisher: NPTEL
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This free online course on the introduction to Industrial Engineering will start by introducing you to the engineering approach to the various aspects of production and distribution of goods. You will learn about the different types of industries and their role in the production system as well as the role of industrial engineering in the identification of customers’ demand and satisfaction.
This course will then introduce you to the chronological development of Industrial Engineering as well as the notable contributions made by renowned scholars to the field of engineering. You will learn about the general approach of industrial engineering, the general objectives, and the specific objectives of industrial engineering. You will also be introduced to the various functions, tools, and techniques in use in the industrial engineering field and their applications.
Finally, this course will then explain the concept of an organization along with the two types of resources found in an organization, the purpose of the organization, delegation, and authority, as well as what constitutes organizational structure. You will learn about the different roles of an organizational structure as well as the types of organizations that can be found in an industrial engineering organization. You will then learn about the challenges organizations face when they go through changes.Start Course Now
Introduction to the Principles of Industrial Engineering
Introduction to the principles of Industrial Engineering - Learning Outcomes
Introduction: Developments, Objectives and Functions
Introduction: Functions and Tools
Tools of Industrial Engineering and Organizational Structure
Introduction to the principles of Industrial Engineering - Learning Summary
Organizational Structure - Learning Outcomes
Organizational Structure: Roles
Organizational Structure: Types
Organizational Structure: Product Strategies
Organizational Structure: Process & Product Organization
Organizational Structure and Culture
Organizational Structure: Principles
Organizational Structure - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course, you should be able to:
- Define the concept of industrial engineering.
- Explain the different types of industries in the field.
- Identify the functions of industrial engineering.
- Discuss the roles of industrial engineering.
- Explain the organizational structure of industrial engineering.
- Identify the general approach of industrial engineering.
- Explain the concept of authority and delegation.
- Identify the types of organizational structures in an industrial engineering field.
- Discuss the reasons why an organization must go through changes.
- Identify the challenges an organization will face when going through changes.
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