Operations Management Essentials

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Program Description

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.


Program Requirements

Level 1
Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
Expected Availability
CreditsFall Winter Summer
Principles of Operations ManagementMGMT-60924YesNo
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-60913NoYes
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.
Business Operations TechnologyCOMP-60503NoYes
This course provides an overview of technology being used to run business operations including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.

Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 3 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program

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