Business Administration(Operations Management), COC

OPM 100 Lean Sigma 3 Cr Hrs

This course will teach students the basics of both Lean and Six Sigma and how these problem solving methodologies apply to manufacturing and service organizations.  Students completing this course will be better prepared for real business world issues, and have the ability to apply these concepts and tools at a basic level.

OPM 105 Operations Management for Organizational Success 3 Cr Hrs

Operations Management introduces and applies the components of the continuous improvement philosophy and process to the operations of organizations.  The study of dynamic management involvement and the use of continuous evaluation tools are reviewed and applied.  These include applied management techniques and statistical measures of business processes.

OPM 110 Introduction to Supply Chain Management 3 Cr Hrs

Supply Chain Management introduces the building blocks of Supply Chain Strategy and the relationship with SC corporate strategy. Defines the elements of Supply Chain Management, including the importance of collaboration and partnering in a competitive business environment.

OPM 115 Introduction to Project Management 3 Cr Hrs

This course focuses on a holistic approach to project management.  The content deals with planning, scheduling, organizing, and controlling projects—for example, product development, construction, information systems, new businesses, and special events.  The course includes major topics of Strategy, Priorities, Organization, Project Tools, and Leadership.  Primary class emphasis is on the project management process and tools.  Project management is becoming more important in today’s world.  Mastery of key tools and concepts could give you a significant competitive advantage in the marketplace.

PHR 105 Negotiations & Relationship Management 3 Cr Hrs

This course is designed to help students understand the principles, strategies and tactics of effective negotiation and relationship management. Students will learn to identify and assess negotiation variables, develop an effective negotiation plan and implement various strategies and tactics to ethically resolve conflicts and interpersonal differences.