Academic Catalog

RSH905 Operations and Supply Chain Management

Explores the fundamental issues and recent developments in operations management, including manufacturing and service management, supply chain management, and project and systems management. Learners investigate the role of operations and supply chain management, and the interactions of these business activities with other functional areas within the firm. In addition, students examine contemporary issues related to total quality management, just-in-time systems, supply and value chains, reengineering, and other business improvement processes. Case methods and review and analysis of pertinent scholarly and practitioner research are used to enhance the learning experience and assist students to develop a framework for understanding, analyzing and addressing operations and supply chain management issues.