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Operations Management

Course Code
OM 201  Credits
Title Introduction to Professional Selling  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course will provide students with the opportunity to better understand what a professional selling career actually looks like. This course will explore the realities and myths of selling related careers and help make apparent the possibilities that might exist for professionals in a variety of industries, types of organizations, and different customer contexts. Students will be able to not only hear from professors who have experience in selling but also from professionals currently in the field working with customers and prospects.  



Course Code
OM 380  Credits
Title Methods Improvement 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Writing Intensive Yes  
Description Study and analysis of productive and non-productive work elements for the purpose of productivity improvements and establishing time standards. 



Course Code
OM 390  Credits  
Title Topics in Operations Management 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Topics in Operation Management - may be repeated when the topic varies. 



Course Code
OM 393  Credits
Title Occupational Safety and Health 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Designed for students to develop an understanding of basic occupational safety and health terminology, principles, and practices. Course content covers both industrial and construction settings and reflects current occupational standards. Students will be exposed to the development of a safety program and will do a safety site visit off-campus. 



Course Code
OM 395  Credits
Title Computer Applications for Technologists 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The stand alone and integrated application of computer software tools such as spreadsheets, word processors, database management systems, graphics and other productivity software, to problem solving contexts specific to the disciplines of technology. 



Course Code
OM 401  Credits
Title Professional Selling Practicum 
Prerequisite OM 201 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course will provide students with the opportunity to put into practice selling related principles explored as part of their previous classes, job shadowing opportunities, and/or practical opportunities where they could demonstrate their selling acumen. 



Course Code
OM 469  Credits 1-12 
Title Internship 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Through industry cooperation, formal instruction is supplemented with a practicum conducted on site with a host business, helping students learn the necessities for successful careers in distribution and manufacturing. Maximum of 12 credits may be applied to the graduation requirement. 



Course Code
OM 470  Credits
Title Purchasing and Sourcing Management 
Prerequisite MGMT 380 or OM 380 or PMGT 300 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course covers the tools, techniques and approaches used for managing the procurement and sourcing processes. Topics such as cost analysis, price analysis, negotiations, contract management will be discussed using lectures, industry experts and case studies. 



Course Code
OM 472  Credits
Title Logistics Management and Network Design 
Prerequisite OM 470 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Supply chain management and strategic logistics management address many of the same areas and topics. The overarching goal here is to address the design, control, operation and management of supply chain systems. Topics that are addressed include logistics trade-offs, inventory management, logistics network planning, distribution systems, customer value, the value of information, and supply chain procurement outsourcing. 



Course Code
OM 482  Credits
Title Quality Management 
Prerequisite MATH 234 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Focusing on expanded managerial philosophies and techniques of quality control including the comprehensive treatment of quality management and control issues. This course provides practical applications of management theory by balancing managerial and technical material. 



Course Code
OM 483  Credits
Title Cost Analysis 
Prerequisite ACCT 230 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The objectives of the course are to analyze cost behavior and to develop and interpret financial information at the process, project, and organization levels for purposes of management decision making. 



Course Code
OM 485  Credits
Title Production Inventory Management 
Prerequisite OM 380 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Study and analysis of systems and methods for planning and control of manufacturing resources. The framework of this course is based on the guidelines provided by the American Production and Inventory Control Society. Main topics include master planning, inventory management, material and capacity requirements planning, production activity control, and Just-In-Time. 



Course Code
OM 490  Credits 1-4 
Title Topics in Operation Management 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description Individual study not offered in depth in the regular curriculum. Maximum of 4 credits applied to graduation.