Jan 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BA 2440 - Production Management

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
Production Management introduces the student to the concepts and methods for designing and managing operations in both manufacturing and service industries. Operations are processes that transform inputs into outputs of goods and services. Operations Management addresses the application of resources needed to achieve transformation with regard to cost, quality, and customer satisfaction.  (prereq: none) 
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Explain the essential principles of operations and production, and be able to communicate those principles to others
  • Describe the issues related to planning, organizing, and managing the resources used to create and deliver products and services
  • Explain the approaches used to control and schedule productive resources
  • Describe basic production processes
  • Describe the strategic importance of operations and explain how operation can provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace
  • Describe the relationship between operations and other business functions, such as marketing, finance, accounting, and human resources

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Dr. Katrina Moskalik

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