BUSI2301D_FALL2011-Final

BUSI2301D_FALL2011-Final - BUSI 2301 D Introduction to...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 School web site: www.sprott.carleton.ca Sprott Business Students Society: www.carleton.ca/sbss BUSI 2301 D Introduction to Operations Management Fall 2011 Instructor: Vedmani Sharan Room: TB 240, Friday 02:35 - 05:25 p.m. E-mail: [email protected] Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 8590 Office/Office Hours: DT 603, Tuesday 01:00 - 03:00 p.m. (make appointment if possible) TA: TBA Textbook: W.J. Stevenson & M. Hojati, 2011, Operations Management , 4 th Canadian Edition , McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto. ISBN: 0-07-096957-4. Prerequisites: A second-year standing and STAT 2606 (can be taken concurrently). The School of Business enforces all prerequisites. This course is a prerequisite to 1. BUSI 3301 (with a grade of C or higher) 2. BUSI 3309 3. BUSI 4301 (with a grade of C- or higher) Course Description: Operations Management (OM) deals with the management of systems that provide goods and services to customers. This function exists in all industries, including manufacturing, retail distribution, and government services. The goal of OM is to provide value to the customer via the pursuit of efficiency and effectiveness. In a broader sense, OM is also a set of concepts and tools that can be useful in the management of the operations of any organisation. Since operations are at the core of any business (without it, there is no business!), OM is an essential area of management study. The objective of this course is to provide an introduction to the field of OM. It will give a survey of the main OM issues and the key concepts & tools for dealing with them. It is intended to provide a basic exposure for those who will be specialising in other business areas, and to serve as a first step for those wishing to do further studies on this topic. Since OM in the real world is
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
2 School web site: www.sprott.carleton.ca Sprott Business Students Society: www.carleton.ca/sbss in frequent contact with other business functions such as marketing and finance, this course will draw on terminology and concepts from these fields. Attendance: This is a very challenging course. It requires hard work, careful preparation and active participation. Hence, attendance and participation are integral parts of this course. Participation in the class will be recorded. Failure to attend class on a regular basis may reduce your overall grade by as much as five percent. Any absence from class should be discussed with your instructor before the class. Grading: Quiz 1 10% Quiz 2 10% Midterm 30% Final Exam 50% Total 100% Homework: Students should come prepared to the class by reviewing relevant course material posted on the WebCT. After each class, students should practice the tools and techniques taught in class by completing review assignments provided in the class and/or the WebCT. The solutions to the review assignments will be posted the following week on the WebCT.
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern