Who should attend
Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.
About the course
Operations management involves the design, planning, direction and control of the facilities, processes, materials, energy and people used in producing an organization’s products, or services. Every industry and organization uses operations management principles. This course will cover capacity planning, resources scheduling, equipment operation, inventory control, purchasing, quality assurance, human resources management, project management, and production standards and control.
Course at a glance
- Learn through lectures and lively discussions, as you broaden your network and apply the course content to the context of your own work or organization and explore its implications for your professional practice.
- Aimed at beginning to mid-career individuals interested in acquiring new workplace skills, this course will also benefit prospective or aspiring managers ready to take the next step in their careers.
What you will learn
- This course will challenge you to discover and implement efficient methodologies for producing and distributing goods and services.
- In the end, you will leave with the tools and abilities to critically evaluate an organization’s operations management decisions.
- This is a graded course; assessment activities may include exams, projects, presentations, journals, or research papers.
- Refer to the course syllabus for details on activities and assignments.
- A textbook is required for this course; further information will be provided in the course syllabus.
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.