BUAD 7033 - Operations Management, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): BUAD 3153 with D or better or TMGT 7153 with D or better

Level: Upper

Upon completion of this course, the student will understand modern (quantitative and qualitative) concepts in production management and their application to problems relevant to today's workplace, for both industrial and service organizations. This course specifically addresses the impact of operational decisions on the firm and emphasizes cross-functional decision making. The course essentially deals with the process design, delivery systems, quality management, ERP, inventory control, scheduling and management of transformation processes to create and deliver value to customers by identifying opportunities and direction for change. This course will cover the terminology, problems, concepts and tools associated with managing operations. Special topics include: supply chain management, e-operations, service blueprinting, competency-based strategy, Six Sigma, lean systems, and mass customization.