Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009
COURSE: 59-562 Operations Management (3)
This course focuses on competitiveness, with emphasis placed on the close coordination of business unit operational decision making and strategic planning. Topics covered include product process design, inventory management, quality management, forecasting and statistical quality control. Operations management is an interesting mix of managing people and applying sophisticated technology. The goal is to efficiently create wealth by supplying quality goods and services. Prerequisite: 59-504 Quantitative Methods for Business and 59-508 Contemporary Management Practice.