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Operations Management

Management Major

Operations Management is about getting things done effectively and efficiently in organizations. All organizations have an operations function. Operations managers work in managing manufacturing processes or managing the delivery of a service to a customer. Operations Management provides a strong managerial and technical education to students interested in the field including manufacturing planning and control, supply-chain, service, project, process and quality management.

The major prepares students with the fundamental knowledge they need to work effectively in operations in manufacturing and service sectors, providing them with advanced knowledge about the best practices, current technologies and tools, and the leadership skills necessary to operate in a globally diverse and competitive marketplace.

Increase your scope of knowledge and expertise by adding one of three specializations available in this major: Supply Chain Management, Lean and Quality Management, and Project Management.

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Management Minor

An Operations Management minor offers students the opportunity to enhance their major with knowledge in operational design and control, including forecasting, planning and quality assurance. An Operations Management minor can position graduates for positions in areas such as procurement, logistics, quality assurance, process improvement, inventory and more.