Advanced Operations Management and Strategy

This course is designed to familiarize students with the complexities of operating a manufacturing, as well as a service, organization. The focus is primarily on gaining a competitive edge by improving functions of operations management. Concepts and tools pertaining to business forecasting, operations decision-making, resources allocation, location and capacity planning, inventory control and management, facility layouts, scheduling, project management, and quality control and management will be covered. Case studies and team projects will also be used to provide practical applications in a realistic business context.