2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

INSC 60023 Manufacturing and Services Operations Management

Prerequisite: ACCT 60010, and concurrent enrollment in INSC 60013 (for PMBA students) or concurrent enrollment in INSC 60010 (for FTMBA students). Develops concepts and analytical skills to address issues related to the creation and distribution of goods and services. Emphasizes the role of operations functions as competitive weapons and examines how operations strategy can be integrated with corporate strategy and other functional strategies. Discusses the increasingly important role of global competition, technology, and total quality. Other topics include process design, capacity planning, technology choice, planning and inventory control, and just-in-time systems. Technology is emphasized.