Operations Management

    EX 1111 is offered this winter:

Oper­a­tions man­age­ment involves the design, plan­ning, direc­tion and con­trol of the facil­i­ties, process­es, mate­ri­als, ener­gy and peo­ple used in pro­duc­ing an orga­ni­za­tion’s prod­ucts, or ser­vices. Every indus­try and orga­ni­za­tion uses oper­a­tions man­age­ment prin­ci­ples. This course will cov­er capac­i­ty plan­ning, resources sched­ul­ing, equip­ment oper­a­tion, inven­to­ry con­trol, pur­chas­ing, qual­i­ty assur­ance, human resources man­age­ment, project man­age­ment, and pro­duc­tion stan­dards and control.

Course at a glance
  • Learn through lectures and lively discussions, as you broaden your network and apply the course content to the context of your own work or organization and explore its implications for your professional practice.
  • Aimed at beginning to mid-career individuals interested in acquiring new workplace skills, this course will also benefit prospective or aspiring managers ready to take the next step in their careers.
What you will learn

  • This course will challenge you to discover and implement efficient methodologies for producing and distributing goods and services.
  • In the end, you will leave with the tools and abilities to critically evaluate an organization’s operations management decisions.

Offered:

Take note:
  • This is a graded course; assessment activities may include exams, projects, presentations, journals, or research papers.
  • Refer to the course syllabus for details on activities and assignments.
  • A textbook is required for this course; further information will be provided in the course syllabus.
Jan 11, 2023Mar 29, 2023
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm MT

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

Sundays

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

39 hours of instruction

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Textbook

Required

Jacobs, Chase

Operations & Supply Chain Management

16th edition

ISBN 9781260884630


UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Take note:

  • This is a graded course; assessment activities may include exams, projects, presentations, journals, or research papers.
  • Refer to the course syllabus for details on activities and assignments.
  • A textbook is required for this course; further information will be provided in the course syllabus.
Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

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New course schedules are released each June and November.

EX 1111 is offered this winter: