About Operations Management

Operations Management (OM) is concerned with managing operations in manufacturing and service organizations. It involves the management of manpower, materials, facilities, and equipment for the efficient conversion of resources into quality products and services as well as their distribution.

OM managers apply their expertise and knowledge in the design, analysis, and planning of production systems. They utilize management science techniques and modern strategies to continuously improve the company's productivity and quality of its products and services.

Students will take 24 units of prerequisites for the Business Administration major, 26 units of core Business Administration courses, and 15 units of Operations Management concentration courses.

Learn more about the educational requirements by visiting the University Catalog.

Course Spotlight

OM 4570: Quality and Productivity
Establishing and managing a company-wide quality and productivity program. Emphasis is placed on quality assurance, continuous process improvement, problem-solving techniques, statistical process control, and productivity management.