QMB4680 RVFA OL Summer 2019 v1.docx

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Syllab us QMB4680 RVFA Online Operations Analysis GENERAL INFORMATION | IMPORTANT INFORMATION | COURSE DETAIL | COURSE CALENDAR Instructor: Dr. Carlos M. Parra Phone: (305) 348-7216 Office: RB 201 (MMC) E-mail: [email protected] Office Hours: In MMC Tuesdays 10-11am or in MMC by appointment COURSE DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with Operations and Supply Chain management (OSCM). Students will learn about the characteristics of competitive OSCM, building blocks of OSCM strategy, project management, statistical quality control, logistics, scheduling, and real-world applications . GENERAL INFORMATION PROFESSOR INFORMATIO N
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COURSE OBJECTIVES After successfully completing this course, the student will: Become aware of the operations functions in all businesses. Become familiar with decision-making tools and methods and apply them appropriately to problems and simulation situations. Identify the basic management decisions encountered in the design, operation and control of the production function. Assess the operations function within a firm, including its relationship to the rest of the organization and its environment. Solve real-life problems related to operations management. MAJOR & CURRICULUM OBJECTIVES TARGETED The Major and curricular objectives that are targeted in this course are from objectives 2, 4, 5, and 6 of the college’s statement of objectives for all Bachelors of Business Administration degrees: 2. Use information technology as a tool to do essential business tasks. This includes: Creating documents, presentations, databases, and spreadsheets 4. Apply critical thinking skills to complex business problems. This includes: Analyzing complex business problems, particularly ill-structured ones (i.e., business problems with no “right answer”). Identifying and evaluating relevant issues and information Generating and evaluating possible solutions to the problems • Recommending solutions based on a well-reasoned rationale • Communicating your thought processes to others. 5. Use quantitative analytical skills to: Identify and analyze material factors that are involved in business problems Determine and apply appropriate problem-solving techniques to business problems 6. Demonstrate ethical understanding and reasoning abilities, including an understanding of the ethical responsibilities of organizations, by:
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Recognizing ethical dilemmas Making ethical decisions TEACHING METHODOLOGY We will cover approximately three chapters per week in your textbook. Each week the routine will be similar. The general outline is as follows: Read the chapter to understand concepts I will review chapter material and work on section problems through weekly on-line lectures (recordings) NOTE: I take the time to give and record these virtual lectures in which I cover/explain weekly material and resolve exercises because students are expected to watch them before coming to me with any questions.
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