An introduction to the design and analysis of operational systems in manufacturing and service industries. Topics include manufacturing strategy, planning and control, forecasting, just in time systems, inventory models, product/process design, scheduling and simulation. Some mathematical models will be used. Emphasis will be on the role of operations within an organization and the formulation and solution of operational problems. Prerequisites: BUSN211 and MGMT360 or equivalents, and pre-business core (PBC).
Source: Academic Catalog 2011-12