Operations Management

Courses

OPM 200 Operations Management 4.0 Credits

Provides students with an understanding of the transformation process, which converts inputs into outputs. This is the primary function of every manufacturing/service organization, and how it adds value to the outputs. Discusses the decision-making process and techniques for planning and controlling the operations function.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

OPM 315 Service Operations Management 4.0 Credits

Analyze service systems from the viewpoint of the operations manager to understand where and in what ways the body of knowledge developed in operations management, strategy, and marketing can be applied and where other approaches are necessary. Focus on understanding what customers want, designing systems and procedures delivering services, and controlling quality.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

OPM 321 Planning and Control of Operations 4.0 Credits

The course objective is to provide students with an understanding of managerial concepts and quantitative tools required in the design and operation of manufacturing/service systems. This course examines strategic planning decision problems, such as capacity planning, facility planning, locations decision, work/job design, and project management from the perspective of a production/operations manager of a business organization.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: STAT 205 [Min Grade: D] or STAT 201 [Min Grade: D]

OPM 325 Advanced Planning and Control of Operations 4.0 Credits

This course focuses on the medium to short-term managerial decision processes and models within the realm of the operations function of manufacturing and service organizations. Topics covered include time series forecasting, aggregate planning, materials management, operations and staff scheduling, and statistical quality control.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: OPM 321 [Min Grade: D] and OPR 320 [Min Grade: D]

OPM 341 Supply Chain Management 4.0 Credits

Presents and explains the concepts, insights, practical tools and decision support systems that are important for the effective managements of supply chains. Long-term strategic design issues, shorter-term tactical and operational issues are closely examined. State-of-the-art concepts of globally optimal decision making, often across traditional organizational boundaries are emphasized.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: OPM 325 [Min Grade: D]

OPM 342 Sustainable Supply Chain Management and Logistics 4.0 Credits

This course is a survey of solutions and techniques to design, evaluate, and improve supply chain operations with the goal of promoting environmental, social, and economic sustainability. Topics include product and process design for sustainability, cradle-to-cradle design, “green” sourcing and procurement, reverse logistics and closed-loop supply chains, supply chain coordination for sustainability, end-of-life management, facilities location and design, sustainable transportation and logistics solutions.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: OPM 341 [Min Grade: C-]

OPM 343 Managing Queues for Service Operations 4.0 Credits

The emphasis of this course is on waiting time management. The course will introduce quantitative methods to analyze queueing models and build insights and intuition about various performance metrics in queueing systems. Specifically, the course will establish an understanding of the impact of variability and utilization on the waiting time, and demonstrate the wide applicability of queueing models across various industries. The course will draw examples and case studies from a wide array of applications in service industries such as restaurants, entertainment, health care, insurance, financial institutions, and air transportation. The analytical tools covered in class aim to guide appropriate process design choices to improve system performance.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: (STAT 201 [Min Grade: C-] or STAT 205 [Min Grade: C-]) and OPM 315 [Min Grade: C-]

OPM 344 Revenue Management 4.0 Credits

The course will convey to future business leaders innovative ways to boost profitability. It will explore how firms can improve the operational management of the demand for their products (goods or services) to more effectively align it with their supply through business analytics lenses. It will introduce quantitative methods to improve decision-making, with special emphasis on spreadsheet modeling and analysis.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: OPR 320 [Min Grade: C-] and (STAT 201 [Min Grade: C-] or STAT 205 [Min Grade: C-])

OPM I199 Independent Study in OPM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

OPM I299 Independent Study in OPM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

OPM I399 Independent Study in OPM 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

OPM I499 Independent Study in OPM 0.5-12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 12 credits

OPM T180 Special Topics in OPM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

OPM T280 Special Topics in OPM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

OPM T380 Special Topics in OPM 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

OPM T480 Special Topics in OPM 0.5-12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: LeBow College of Business
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 12 credits

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