The United States manufacturing sector is one of the leading sectors for economic growth. By increasing industry growth across the board, employers can increase jobs, wages and products and services distributed to Americans. Courses are available in manufacturing to learn the important aspects of managing a manufacturing plant. Topics may include managing maintenance, inventory management, basic methods to plan and manage within the manufacturing industry and general process control. These courses are overview courses for beginner managers with little to no experience managing in the manufacturing industry. Upon completion, students will be eligible for assistant manager or management positions in the manufacturing business.