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Operations Management

People

Gonçalves P.

Course director

Andreeva M.

Assistant

Description

Operations management is concerned with designing and controlling the production of goods or services. Based on a company’s competitive and business strategy, operations managers develop and control the process of transforming inputs (e.g. raw materials, labor, information, energy) into outputs (e.g., goods and services). Operations Management consists of numerous subfields. In this course, we will focus on: operations strategy, process analysis, capacity management, forecasting, waiting line management, and inventory management.

Objectives

Understand key operations management concepts such as operations strategy, process analysis, capacity management, forecasting, waiting line management, and inventory management.

Sustainable development goals

  • Indusrty, innovation and infrastracture

Teaching mode

In presence

Learning methods

The course uses lectures, online simulations, and case study analysis to teach advanced methods of Operations Management to future executives.

Examination information

Weekly quizzes (50%) 

Final written exam (50%)

Bibliography

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