Course Descriptions

Decision Science

DSCI 303 Operations Management (3)

Amitkumar Kakkad

CRN 27 Limit 25
6-week session I (6/4 – 7/13)
1:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.                        

Prerequisites: DSCI 300 and (ECON 216 or ECON 217) and (MATH 130 or MATH 150 or MATH 151) Students employ a managerial perspective to develop a strategic view of operations and supply chain management in a wide range of contemporary contexts (with a primary focus on process management within and across organizations). Students develop critical skills and master material relating to the fundamental role played by operations in the competitive performance of an organization. Among the critical skills and areas of mastery students develop are process analysis, process design, process improvement, supply chain management, capacity planning & control, inventory management, quality planning, quality control, strategic improvement techniques and risk management. The course incorporates concerns for corporate social responsibility. Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than eight (8) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 14.