Operations Management Theory OpenCourseWare: MIT's Free Graduate Level Class on Operations Management Theory

Published Jan 21, 2009

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Students examine different management systems in this free OpenCourseWare offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 'Operations Management Theory' provides a doctoral evaluation of models and systems that comprise management structures. This course has no prerequisites and graduate students pursuing a Ph.D. in Management will find this class most useful.

Operations Management Theory: Course Specifics

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Operations Management Theory: Course Description

This course is offered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)'s Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and it examines various distribution systems, including customer choice methods. Students seeking a Ph.D. in Management learn to determine how much product to order to have a sufficient amount without overstocking. Different performance models are presented so students can analyze performance and determine which are most effective. Students also use statistics and forecasts to estimate how a business will perform while analyzing business plans to make it effective. Professor Jérémie Gallien teaches this course about the various models and systems that formulate theories of operations management.

This course provides some lectures, notes and a list of course readings for free online to enhance the learning experience. To take this course, visit the operations management theory course page.

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