Dec 06, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22
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MGT 3200 - Operations Management

More than any other function, operations provides an organization with the capability to compete successfully in the global marketplace. With proper operations management, the firm can provide a product or service of higher quality in less time and at less cost than the competition. Emphasis on conceptual understanding of the operations function and includes the following topics: product/process selection and design, facility location and layout, capacity, material and inventory management, quality, etc.

Requisites: (QBA 1720 or 2010 or MATH 2500) and COB. No credit for MGT 3000 if taken after MGT 3200
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to describe some of the recent trends in operations management, such as Six Sigma, Lean Systems, Just-in-Time, etc. and how they impact operational decisions
  • Students will be able to define and explain the basic terminology and concepts of operations management.
  • Students will be able to describe product/process design issues and process management methods.
  • Students will be able to describe the operational issues and decisions encountered in a production or service environment and the interdependencies of these decisions.
  • Students will be able to describe the impact operations has on other functional areas.
  • Students will be able to describe the nature of operations management and its critical role in the overall competitive posture of organizations.

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