ops571 | Graduate

Operations Management

Explore by:

or call us at

About:

About:

The course applies planning and controlling concepts to increase the value of the supply chain. Students learn to evaluate and improve processes. Other topics include process selection, process design, theory of constraints, project implementation, capacity planning, lean production, facility location, and business forecasting.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

topic title goes here

    Improving Processes and Process Design

    • Apply learning curve theory to increase individual and organizational performance.
    • Evaluate a process by applying statistical process control techniques.
    • Design supply chains to increase effectiveness.
    • Design efficient and effective processes.

    Evaluating Processes & Supply Chain Design

    • Evaluate different inventory models and performance of supply chains.
    • Analyze scheduling and controlling techniques.
    • Apply Goldratt’s theory of constraints to identify and overcome process bottlenecks.
    • Apply lean production principles to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of supply chains.

    Project Management

    • Explain types and phases of project management.
    • Develop project management plans.

    Business Forecasting

    • Apply forecasting concepts to process analysis.
    • Apply Sales and Operations Planning techniques to minimize the cost of resources to meet demand.
    • Design a Material Requirements Plan (MRP) in context of Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) Process.

    Introduction to Process Selection and Design

    • Design flowcharts and metrics to measure and improve process performance.
    • Identify factors that affect process development.
    • Differentiate between manufacturing and service processes.

    Sourcing, Logistics, and Facility Location

    • Analyze the factors that affect sourcing, logistics, and facility location choices.
    Tuition for individual courses varies. For more information, please call or chat live with an Enrollment Representative.

    Please ask about these special rates:

    Teacher Rate: For some courses, special tuition rates are available for current, certified P-12 teachers and administrators. Please speak with an Enrollment Representative today for more details.

    Military Rate: For some courses, special tuition rates are available for active duty military members and their spouses. Please speak with an Enrollment Representative today for more details.

    The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses.

    While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

    Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.