The intent of this course is to provide students with a broad framework for evaluating operations management practices and understanding the major decisions made in operations and the connections of operations decisions to other functions. Topics covered include supply chains issue and strategy, quality management, demand and supply planning, inventory deployment/control, and transportation networks optimization. The course combines cases, discussions, readings, and projects to provide real world application of business concepts.
- Understand concepts and techniques for design, planning and control of manufacturing and service operations.
- Learn operations management terms, strategic context tools and techniques for analyzing operations and for making operational decisions.
- Understand concepts of operations analysis, quality management, coordination and planning, project management and logistics and supply chain management.
- Undertake individually or as part of a team, cases, discussions, readings, and projects to provide real world application of business concepts.