Graduates of the Master of Business Administration with a focus or specialization in operations management will be well prepared for advancing their careers into top management positions within various types of industries and manufacturing companies. The program allows students that are currently working in some aspect of operations management to develop their skills and apply their knowledge and experience directly to the course assignments and projects. This flexibility and emphasis on practical strategies and techniques for operations management makes it an ideal course of study for those in the field.
Classes will include topics such as continuous improvement strategies, strategic planning, managing personnel in operations, quality control, systems design and evaluation of production effectiveness and costs. In addition students will work to enhance their own communication levels, learn effective management skills such as negotiation, decision making and team building, while continuing to hone their own leadership skills.