BAS 435 : Operations Management

Unique aspects of managing and growing small- to medium-sized businesses, including strategic and operational planning, ethical issues, organizational controls and tools, marketing management and techniques, financial analysis and accounting, risk management, human resource management, and international opportunities.

Prerequisites

BAS 301, BAS 315 and MATH& 146 or permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes

  1. Identify, analyze, and resolve cost related problems for producing goods and rendering services to increase an organization's market competitiveness. 
  2. Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills using negotiating techniques to build allian relationships and drive down costs. 
  3. Evaluate a variety of processes for delivering a service or constructing a product including outsourcing and the integration of such technology as automation and robotics to drive down costs.
  4. Apply the LEAN methodology to identify activities that add value for the customer and assess the potential for reducing waste from processes without sacrificing productivity. 

Overview

Program

Credits

5