2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

INSC 65023 Operations Management

3 credit hours. Prerequisite: Must be an EMBA candidate. This course develops concepts and analytical skills to address the issues related to the creation and distribution of goods and services. It emphasizes the role of operations functions as a competitive weapon and examines how operations strategy can be integrated with corporate strategy and other functional strategies. It 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.