Sep 22, 2023  
2020-2021 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2020-2021 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MG450 Operations Management (3 cr.)

This course provides an analytical systems viewpoint for management decision making and problem solving in a production operations setting.  Included is an introduction to quality, process design, facility planning and location, scheduling, and materials planning.  This course also reviews problem-solving methodologies that apply a systematic approach to problem identification and resolution within a system.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Identify the various types of production operations environments.
  2. Examine operations management from a systems perspective.
  3. Describe the methods of effective problem solving for managing various productions operations processes.
  4. Evaluate the dynamics of quality control required for successful operations management.
  5. Analyze the various constraints and strategies that might be implemented to meet operational capacity requirements.
  6. Develop a systematic and integrated operations management plan.


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