Operations Management OpenCourseWare: A Free Graduate Study Operations Management Class by MIT

Published Jan 21, 2009

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Students learn how to effectively manage business and business operations in this free OpenCourseWare offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 'Operations Management' introduces students to the necessary skills of effective management. This course has no prerequisites and is ideal for students pursuing their Master of Science in Management Studies.

Operations Management: Course Specifics

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Operations Management: Course Description

Students pursuing their Master of Science in Management Studies take this free course to learn about accurately and effectively applying the principles of operations management. This course covers product development, supply chain and product management. Students also discover how each aspect of operations affects other aspects and how to make them run smoothly to satisfy clients. The MIT Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts provides this instruction to provide concepts in operations management and strategies to design, control and improve current systems. Students learn the importance making sound decisions to ensure product reliability, customer satisfaction and the viability of firms they will work for. MIT Professor Charles Fine teaches this course about the key aspects of operations management while integrating process quality, operations strategy and inventory management.

Lists of course readings, assignments, notes and lectures are available for free online. To learn more about this course, visit the Operations Management course page.

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