Operations Management

Course Term: 
1st year
Term: 
Fall
Credits: 
2.0
ECTS credits: 
4.0
Status: 
Elective
Course Description: 

Operations management is the design, operation, and improvement of systems. It examines in detail how organizations do things. Understanding how operations impact the firm is important for managers regardless of their field, as operations management is not only concerned with production facilities, but also health care, insurance, hotel management, banking, airlines… Operational issues include purchasing raw materials; controlling and maintaining inventories; managing capacity. This course in operations management is intended to be a survey of core literature in operations management. 

Learning Outcomes: 

We will understand the importance of operations  management literature and how to use it in your research

Assessment: 

final exam                                                                                           40 points

homework assignment                                                                       30 points

Class participation                                                                             30 points

Maximum total                                                                                  100 points)

Prerequisites: 

None