DSCI 535

Advanced Topics in Operations Management

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 23, 2003 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course is designed to introduce students to advanced topics in operations management, project management, and managerial decision making and problem solving methods. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

Special information

Prerequisite: Senior standing.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Learn and apply the contemporary topics or techniques such as Beyond Lean and Six Sigma.
  • Learn and apply the contemporary topics or techniques such as Current Issues in Manufacturing.
  • Learn and apply the contemporary topics or techniques such as Current Trends in Supplier Management and Sourcing and Purchasing (including Outsourcing, Offshoring, etc.).
  • Learn and apply the contemporary topics or techniques such as Global Issues in Supply Chain Management (including Demand-Driven Supply Chains).
  • Learn and apply the contemporary topics or techniques such as IT Applications and Infrastructure and Operations (including RFID, EDI, ERP, etc.).
  • Learn and apply the contemporary topics or techniques such as Non-profit, Public-sector and Healthcare Operations.
  • Learn and apply the contemporary topics or techniques such as SME Operations.
  • Learn and apply the contemporary topics or techniques such as Technology and High-tech Operations.
  • Learn to assess and interpret current trends in Operations and their applicability and limitations through primary and secondary research.
  • Learn report writing skills.
  • Learn and apply the contemporary topics or techniques such as Global Product Development and Planning (including Rapid Prototyping)
  • Learn and apply the contemporary topics or techniques such as Operations Innovation.
  • Learn and apply the contemporary topics or techniques such as Sustainability and Environmentally-friendly Operations.
  • Learn and apply the contemporary topics or techniques such as Global Issues in Operations (including Network Optimization, Consolidations, Enhancing Flexibility, etc.).
  • Learn presentation skills.