Offering students hands-on training in a specific industry and face-to-face interaction with top industry professionals, the Manufacturing Cluster is taught by business professionals and an expert Fisher Assistant Clinical Professor and Faculty Coordinator: Dr. Andrea Prud'homme.
Leading practicioners in the field of Manufacturing will share their expertise, address up-to-the-minute issues facing businesses today, and look to students to provide real-world solutions. Complementing this action-learning format will be a series of lectures designed to provide students with the breadth and depth of knowledge that they will need to succeed.
This is an academic program with expectations. There will be exams, outside readings, projects, and assignments. Students in this cluster should be aware that there will be several required learning opportunities outside of class time. These events include, but are not limited to, the Kick-off event, field trips, networking events, etc.
In Autumn Semester, students will meet one evening per week. In Spring Semester, students should expect to meet one evening per week as well. However, because students will be completing projects, they should be aware that there will be an additional time commitment outside of that one evening. Sponsoring companies may aid in the evaluation of these projects.
We recommend you take BM 3230 either the spring before enrolling in the Manufacturing Industry Cluster or concurrently with BA 3630.04 in the autumn. This is not required, but recommended, as BM 3230 will provide you will a strong foundation for principles discussed in BA 3630.04.
Course Sequence and Syllabi