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WSU Engineering & Technology Management Program
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TOC Classes as Washington State
Link to EM 530 Applications in Constraints Management
Link to EM 534 Contemporary Topics in Constraints Management
Link to Constraints Management Certificate from WSU
Link to Angel Learning System
Link to Fast CRTs
Link to Fast FRTs
Link to Fast PRTs
Roni's Thinking Games (on You Tube) Cause and Effect
instructions and help with Admissions to WSU and Registration
The next offering is Spring 2013 Starting the first full
week of January.
The live, interactive video streaming portions of the course are broadcast in the evenings weekly using Elluminate academic video services and Angel academic media services.
Students also have significant self-study portion and peer interaction through email.
Course Content: EM 526 Constraints Management focuses on Eli Goldratt's Thinking Processes. Students learn the Thinking Processes by applying them to a complex problem of their own choosing. They analysis the system by logical cause and effect to find the core conflict of the system. They discover breakthrough solutions as new directions for their future. Students validate their solution with a Future Reality Tree (could consider this as the company strategy plan) trimming the negative effects. They also create a step-by-step action plan to overcome all the obstacles in their plan and cause the future to exist in reality.
This course is for students looking for new solutions to
unresolved problems or to find ways to implement proven solutions
in a complex system. (Students wanting to learn the proven
solutions of Drum-Buffer-Rope, Critical Chain Project Management,
Replenishment and Supply Chain should take EM 530
Applications in Constraints Management).
Note: Qualified undergraduates can enroll in EM 426 Constraints Management at the undergraduate level.
There will be a class size limit for combined EM 526 and EM 426. Those enrolling in EM 526 receive preference.
TOC Books (Compiled by Jim Cox): Compiled
Formal Organizations or groups:
TOC International Certification Organization TOC Professional Registration
Goldratt Consulting Dr Goldratt's Group.
Goldratt Marketing Source of Supplies and Info
TOC for Education TOC for Elementary to High School Education and Administration
TOC World a unbiased TOC source by Antonio Diaz
A Cloud-A-Day is a personal endeavor of Petr Zitnick in Prague
TOC for InterCultural Dialogue Using TOC to Communicate across Boundaries
Goldratt Schools Place for commercial eduction in TOC
TOC Thinkers is a thought provoking TOC blog
Rational Systems being really Socratic
Iowa State's TOC Program
Consultants in no particular order:
Viable Vision Video
autoSocratic News Letter
Guide to Implementing TOC
The Goal Institute
Avraham Y. Goldratt Institute Home Page
TOC Goldratt Institute UK/Scotland/Wales
TOC Goldratt Mexico
The TOC Center Home Page
Vector Strategies Implementing DBR/CCPM/Replenishment all together
Afinitus Group Consulting
Constraints Management Group Home page
Crazy About Constraints Page
Bill Dettmer's Goal Systems Page
Larry Leach's Advanced Projects Inc.
Frank Patrick's Page Focused Performance
Deming and Goldratt (System of Profound Knowledge)
Tony Rizzo Product Development Institute
The Science of Business
WWW.TOCWorkshop.Com is a provider of TOC material on-line for a fee
TOC Software Links:
Spherical Angle - CCPulse (Critical Chain Software)
ProChain (TOC based software)
Realization Software (Multi Project Critical Chain based software)
Synchrono DBR/Simplified DBR software provider
Manugistics Distributors of OPT (TOC based software)
Transformation Logic Tree Software (TLT) Free Logic Tree Drawing Software
Flying Logic Software that resizes and relocates entities; includes confidence factors.
Gliffy-on-Line Software to create and share your logic trees on line for cheap.
Mindjet Software to create TOC trees (some templates available)
Inspiration Software to create TOC Trees.