Designed to provide students with the essentials in the field of operations management. Students will examine the principles and practices of operations involved in businesses of varying size and complexity. Because today's business world is highly automated, you'll also learn to use information technology as it relates to operations.
Level 1 Expected Availability Credits Fall Winter Summer Principles of Operations ManagementMGMT-6092 4 Yes No No The major responsibilities of operations managers are examined across five key sectors: manufacturing, construction, health care, retail, and service industries. Students will develop workplace specific skills in production planning and scheduling; resource planning; supply chain management; materials management; marketing and sales; purchasing; project management and inventory management and complete an operations plan for one of the five key sectors. Operations Management ProcessesMGMT-6091 3 No Yes No This course covers practical applications of operations in both the manufacturing and services environments with an emphasis on operational strategy, decision making and customer satisfaction. Topics will include competitiveness, strategy, processes, ethics, sustainability and the ability to analyze key issues and problems within operations management. IT Tools for Operations ManagementCOMP-6045 3 No Yes No Technological advancements in the past few decades have drastically altered the way organizations are managed and the value chain is developed. Students will be introduced to several types of software and databases currently utilized in operations management.
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