|Course ID:||MGMT 7270. 3 hours. |
|Course Title:||Advanced Operations Management|
|Process management, constraint management, just-in-time, quality management and traditional management tools applied to cross-functional problems based on case studies and/or actual organization projects from services and manufacturers. Technical analyses, presentations, and writing skills are utilized. Constraint management logic-based analytical processes provide the problem-solving methodology.|
|Oasis Title:||ADVANCED OPNS MGT|
|Duplicate Credit:||Not open to students with credit in MGMT 4260 or MGMT 8270|
|Prerequisite:||MGMT 7250 or permission of department|
|Offered every year. |
|Grading System:||A-F (Traditional)|
To apply problem analysis and operations concepts from previous
courses to an actual company environment.
To conduct a systems analysis using the Traditional, Process
Management, Just-in-Time and Theory of Constraints concepts and
tools on a major problem in an actual company. The analysis
should include cross-functional, short- to long-term perspective
(address tactical and strategic issues).
For a business system, the student should learn to answer the
three questions of:
1. What to Change?
2. What to Change to?
3. How to Create the Change?
To learn to communicate effectively with managers in a business
environment through the use of conducting in-depth interviews,
analysis, and technical report writing and technical presentations.
Constructing a Business System Analysis.
Determining functional problems through conflict identification.
Determining core problems and organization assumptions.
Constructing causal linkages among functional problems.
Identifying specific actions to resolve core and functional
Identifying and solving problems with the solution.
Developing an effective implementation plan.
Identifying and solving obstacles to blocking implementation success.
|Honor Code Reference:|
All students are responsible for maintaining the highest standards of
honesty and integrity in every phase of their academic careers. The
penalties for academic dishonesty are severe and ignorance is not an
Academic honesty means performing all academic work without plagiarizing,
cheating, lying, tampering, stealing, receiving assistance from any other
person or using any source of information that is not common knowledge.