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BUSI2301D_FALL2011-F - BUSI 2301 D Introduction to Operations Management Fall 2011 Instructor Room E-mail Phone Office/Office Hours TA Vedmani

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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: vvedmani@connect.carleton.ca 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
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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.
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BUSI2301D_FALL2011-F - BUSI 2301 D Introduction to Operations Management Fall 2011 Instructor Room E-mail Phone Office/Office Hours TA Vedmani

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