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College of Business

Course Syllabus

MGT434 - Operations Management

Credit Hours: 4

Course Description

Operations management is part of the strategy an organization utilized to produce the goods or products it creates. Applications of mathematics and critical analysis are utilized to help students gain an awareness of the significance of the operations management process by which an organization converts inputs (e.g. labor, materials, knowledge and equipment) into outputs (finished goods and/or services). The course will cover in many aspects concepts relating to or involving Logistics, Total Quality Management (TQM), and other quantitative tools, that help make the conversion process more efficient and profitable. We want to impress upon the student the significance of producing goods and products at a high quality to help increase the opportunities for high profitability.

Course Prerequisites

MGT304, MTH301

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

Assessment of Outcomes

Specified on the course schedule/outline

Grading System
Letter GradeRangeDefinition
A 90-100 Excellent
B 80-89 Above Average
C 70-79 Average
D 60-69 Below Average
F 0-59 Failing
W Withdrawal during weeks 1 - 7
WF Withdrawal failing after week 7
NF Failing – Not actively engaged

For more details about the Grading System, please see the current catalog.

Active Participation

Students must be actively engaged in the course. For a definition of active engagement, please see the current catalog.

Academic Integrity

Cheating and plagiarism are serious offenses against the University’s academic integrity and are consequently strictly prohibited. All students must familiarize themselves with the University policy on Academic Integrity.

Penalties for cheating and plagiarism are described in the University policy on Academic Integrity in the catalog. They include failure of the assignment, failure for the course, or dismissal from the University. For the complete Cheating/Plagiarism policy, please see the current catalog.

Students with Disabilities

Students who have disabilities that may impact their performance in this course should follow the process described under the heading Accommodations for the Disabled in the current catalog.

Discipline (Program) Specific Information

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