BADM 590 OA - Seminar in Business Admin - Operations Analysis
Special topics in the general area of business. Topics are selected by the instructor at the beginning of each term. Course Information: Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated if topics vary; unlimited credit hours for graduate and professional students.
This course is open to students pursuing the Graduate Minor or Concentration in Supply Chain Management. Operations management is the management of business processes. That is, the recurring activities of a firm that enable the efficient production of goods and services. This course provides analysis tools for operations management. Along with finance and marketing, operations is one of the three primary functions of a firm. At the risk of being simplistic, one may say that marketing generates the demand for products (or services), finance provides the capital, and operation produces the product (or services). Generally, operation spans the entire organization: Chief Operating Officers (COO)-s in many companies are in charge of R&D, design/engineering, production operations, marketing, sales, support and service. This course is structured around 3 themes: (1) capacity management, (2) the design and analysis of processes and (3) inventory management analysis. From these themes, the
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Course Level: Graduate