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MBA 676 Managing Business Operations

Course Description: Business Operations is the design, management and improvement of the processes that transform inputs into the production and delivery of finished goods and services. It is one of the primary functions of an organization. Lectures, case studies, videos, current articles and experiential exercises are used to teach students how to more effectively manage operations, define operation s strategy, improve process flows, manage capacity and congestion, improve quality and manage the global supply chain. Tools for improving business processes include process selection and design, process flow analysis, queuing models, total quality management methods, statistical process control, six sigma programs. Just-in-time methods and inventory management models. Students get hands on experience using these tools with Microsoft Excel.
FORMERLY MBA 630. NOT OPEN TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN MBA 630.

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

Pre-requisite for MBA 672 ( Course : MBA 646 . Minimum Grade of C. )