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BUKD-E 734: SUSTAINABLE OPERATIONS (1.5 - 3 credits)


This course studies the evolution of sustainable operations. The first stage regards improvements on the environmental impact of products and processes (eco-efficiency): green certifications, waste reduction (lean, six-sigma), EMS, LCA, and carbon footprint. The second stage examines sustainability in supply chains. The third stage addresses closed-loop systems: DfE and remanufacturing.