Operations Management

Universitat Politècnica de València

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Operations Management

  • Host University

    Universitat Politècnica de València

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Business Management, Management Science, Supply Chain Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Description and Objectives:

    To introduce students to the decision making concepts of operations planning, implementation, and control; to aid in the understanding of these concepts, and to provide a forum for written communication concerning operations management topics. The topics to be covered in this course include forecasting, customer service and inventory management, just in time production, supply chain management, and quality assessment and improvement in both services and manufacturing.

    Student Learning Outcomes:
    The learning outcomes that students are expected to achieve in this course include:

    • Students will learn about the relationships established between the industrial side of the organization and the other basic company functions
    • Students will be able to recognize and analyze the basic parameters taht determines the efficiency in running operations
    • Students will be abl to assess strategies for extending competitive advantages to different through operations management.
    • Students will attain a clear understand of the various factors that help determine the appropriateness of different operations management strategies for different types of business models

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.