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Operations and Production Management (BUS-525)
Varies (self-study; self-paced).
December 2021 - Present.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: discuss the importance of productivity and competitiveness to both organizations and nations; describe the importance of an effective production and operations strategy to an organization; contrast the various production and design decisions and how they relate to the overall strategies of organizations; explain the importance of product and service design decisions and their impact on other design decisions and operations; discuss quality management practice in organizations and explain how total quality management and six-sigma facilitate organizational effectiveness; describe the relationship of the various planning practices of capacity planning, aggregate planning, project planning, and scheduling; summarize the roles of inventories and the basics of managing inventories in various demand settings.
Operations and Production Management is a graduate-level course designed to further the students' knowledge of operations management's concepts, principles, problems, and practices. Emphasis is on managerial processes for effective operations in goods-producing and service-rendering organizations. Topics include operations strategy, process design, capacity planning, facilities location and design, forecasting, production scheduling, inventory control, quality assurance, and project management. The topics are integrated using a systems model of an organization's operations.
In the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Operations Management, Management Science, Production Management, Project Management, Enterprise Integration, Decision Analysis, or Business Administration (6/22).