Operations Management (Seminar) OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Graduate Level Class on Operations Management

Published Jan 21, 2009

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Students use road mapping to determine the potential for technology and industry advances in this free OpenCourseWare offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 'Operations Management Seminar' provides students opportunities to identify where technological advances are most likely and how to utilize them. This course has no specific prerequisites, but is designed as a research course and those interested in a Master of Business Administration will benefit most.

Operations Management Seminar: Course Specifics

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Operations Management Seminar: Course Description

This free course focuses on chain and industry evolution through the use of roadmaps by identifying factors, like innovative rates, improvements, company intents and trends. Students pursuing their Master of Business Administration learn to use this information to develop systems that can implement new and developing technology. Borrowing ideas about operations management from other well-run corporations is also discussed in this OpenCourseWare offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, MA. Different types of business and technological systems are also discussed along with corresponding management styles to both. MIT Professor Charles Fine teaches this course about improving the structure and technology of operations management. Through use of the roadmaps, students learn how to apply the various factors and trends into their own operations management systems.

Lectures and notes are available for free online as are some reading materials. To take this course, visit the operations management seminar course page.

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