The Operations Management concentration focuses on ways in which companies assess, manage, and improve their productivity and efficiency in order to maintain their competitive edge in both national and international markets. Students who concentrate in the Operations Management Science become highly skilled at using quantitative analysis and information technology within the managerial context.

Graduates of this concentration begin careers in a variety of industries, including hi-tech, transportation, health care services, financial services, and others and focus on project management, systems development, quality management, decision support, operations management, and more.

This video uses faculty and alumni to define operations management, to discuss critical decision areas that involve operations managers, and to describe the use of operations management in real-life applications.

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