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University of Utah    
 
    
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog
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OIS 3661 - Operations Management for Honors Students

3 Credit(s)

Enrollment Requirement: Prerequisites: (Member of the Business Scholars program OR Member of Honors College) AND Full Major status in the Eccles School of Business AND UofU GPA 3.5.
Attributes: Honors Course
Components: Lecture

This course will review the core concepts of Operations Management and their application to modern business practice. We will (i) study rigorous analytical models used by cutting-edge films; (ii) play several games that realistically simulate intra- and inter- firm challenges; and (iii) learn how to employ these operational principles and models in both tactical and strategic decision making. We will make extensive use of business cases in a wide variety of domains, including hi-tech, retailing (on-line and off-line), health care, sports, entertainment and financial services. Topics covered in detail include operations strategy, process flow management, capacity planning, service operations, quality management, news vendor models, risk pooling strategies, revenue management and supply chain coordination. We will also discuss how supply chains evolve under technological change.


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