Syllabus_Fall2008_OM301_Pendola_Updated

Syllabus_Fall2008_OM301_Pendola_Updated - Course Syllabus...

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Course Syllabus OM 301: Operations Management Fall Semester, 2008 Section 007 – Class meets Monday, 7:20-10:00 PM, in Fine Arts B106 Section 005 – Class meets Wednesday, 7:20-10:00 PM, in Innovation 103 Instructor Name: John Pendola Office Enterprise 054 room 51 Office Phone and Voice Mail: (703) 403-3751. Office Hours: By Appointment e-mail : jpendola@gmu.edu Class web page : The URL for this section of OM 301 is available on Blackboard. The link will be sent at the start of the term. PowerPoint lecture notes will be posted throughout the semester. (The PowerPoint notes are only supplemental material. They are not a substitute or replacement for classroom discussions and attendance) Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in DESC 210, and sophomore standing. Prerequisites are strictly enforced by the Office of Academic Advising. Course Description: Required Textbook: Jay Heizer and Barry Render, Principles of Operations Management, 7 /E, 2008, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. Note: The text is a required reading but it is not a substitute or replacement for classroom instruction. Course will introduce concepts, principles and techniques for managing manufacturing and service operations. Operations managers pursue effectiveness and efficiency in value-adding operations at all business organizations, private or public. Quantitative / qualitative methods for improving management of operations will be covered . By the end of the course, the student will be able to: Develop tools to improve business processes in order to increase competitiveness. Design new processes by using quantitative and qualitative tools to integrate business functions and new technologies. Understand the components of operations management and how they are related to other major business decision areas. Learn project management techniques. Develop logic and analytical thinking required in handling real-world business processes. Develop tools to analyze and manage efficiently the supply chain processes. Operations Management Fall 2008 Page 1 of 5
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School of Management, George Mason University John Pendola Understand how to use statistical quality tools to analyze variability in processes (optional topic). Apply decision-making tools such as control charts, forecasting models and inventory models in both manufacturing and service applications (optional topic). Learning goals for the Management Program Students who are competent in the management discipline will meet the following learning goals. 1.
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course OM 301 taught by Professor Naor during the Fall '09 term at George Mason.

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