NCC 5580

NCC 5580

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

Operations Management is the design and management of the processes that transform inputs into finished goods or services. This course provides a foundation for understanding the operations of a firm. The course provides students with the basic skills necessary to critically analyze a firm's operating performance and practices. It focuses on how the "physics" of material, work and information flows, and the design and management of a firm's processes interact to determine a firm's cost structure and its ability to compete effectively in terms of noncost measures such as quality, variety, and speed. Usually, the following topics are covered in this course: Process analysis and Little's Law, Service Operations Management, Quality Management and Six Sigma, Introduction to Optimization and Simulation, Demand Forecasting, Deterministic and Stochastic Inventory Management, and Supply Chain Management.

When Offered Fall, spring.

Comments Enrollment limited to: Non-Johnson School students only.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Grade(GRV)

  • 13392NCC 5580  LEC 001

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  • Instruction Mode:
    ** NON-JOHNSON GRAD AND UG SENIORS ONLY ** Others by permission of Instructor. Add/Drop Dates: August 11th at 8:00am to September 9th at 4:00pm. You may add or drop a full semester class after September 9th with permission of the faculty. A late fee of $100.00 will be charged for each add or drop transaction. If you are dropping after October 10th you will also receive a "W" on your transcript in addition to the late fees.