Operations Management

    EXMGT 5586 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.
Overall Schedule
Lecture/Class Schedule
Feb 11
Mondays

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Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

6:00 pm – 9:30 pm MT

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Feb 12
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Sundays

Feb 13
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

Sundays

9:00 am – 4:00 pm MT

Feb 22
Mondays

Tuesdays

6:00 pm – 9:15 pm MT

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

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Sundays

Mar 8
Mondays

Tuesdays

6:15 pm – 9:15 pm MT

Wednesdays

Thursdays

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Sundays

Feb 25
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

6:00 pm – 9:30 pm MT

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Sundays

Feb 26
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

8:00 am – 5:00 pm MT

Sundays

Feb 27
Mondays

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Fridays

Saturdays

Sundays

9:00 am – 4:00 pm MT

Mar 8 — post-class component closes

Students in this section may have post-class readings or assessments to complete.

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
Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 39 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: may be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant, the Canada Training Benefit, and the Skilled Immigrant Micro-Loan.
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    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until February 11, 2022. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
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

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject 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.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

Looking for
different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

EXMGT 5586 is offered this winter: