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MBA 617. Operations Management

Credits: 3
Department: Herberger Business School
Description: Strategic topics in operations management, including process analysis, supply chain, quality, enterprise resource planning, lean systems related to achieving competitiveness.
Prerequisites: MBA 601 or by permission of the MBA advisor for non-MBA students.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain and provide examples of operations strategies and how they can be strategic weapons for the organization.
2. Demonstrate how to analyze operations processes.
3. Apply Quality Management concepts to service and manufacturing environments to improve performance.
4. Compare and contrast different supply chain strategies.
5. Explain the meaning, strategic importance, and challenges of "Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)".
6. Define, explain, and provide examples of lean management.
7. Demonstrate abilities to write for and speak to a professional business audience.

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