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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Operations Methods and Systems (BUS-316)


Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

December 2020 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the importance of operations to a business organization; discuss the role of operations and how they are connected with other business functions in business organizations; analyze data and convert the data to useful information in managing operations; apply the concepts of process improvements re-engineering; evaluate processes on different dimensions; apply techniques to achieve inventory management, quality management, capacity planning and process control; and apply analytical techniques for tactical operations decisions.


Operations Methods and Systems focuses on the planning and decisions making activities associated with an organization's operations. It focuses on the essentials of managing operations and quantitative techniques and analysis for business decision making. The course teaches students processes by which to make significant decisions relevant to operations and explains the methods to produce and distribute goods and services by an organization effectively.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Operations Methods, Operations Management, Production Systems, or Decision Science (11/20).