Operations Management

Mission

The Operations Management degree, a Bachelor of Science program, prepares students for leadership positions in the production and service industries.

Educational Objectives

  • The Operations Management degree program prepares students for graduate school programs such as the MBA or the MIM.
  • The Operations Management degree program prepares students for supervisory positions in organizations, including for-profit organizations, non-profit organizations, and government organizations.
  • The Operations Management degree program prepares students for M.A.T. programs and future careers in high school education.
  • The Operations Management degree program develops skills in problem solving, project management, communication, and managing effectively in team-based work environments, and prepares students for employment within a wide variety of service and product industries.

Expected Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, Operations Management graduates will be able to:

  1. Explain the major concepts in the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, and management.
  2. Evaluate the legal, social, and economic environments of business.
  3. Describe the global environment of business.
  4. Describe and explain the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
  5. Apply decision-support tools to business decision making.
  6. Construct and present effective oral and written forms of professional communication.
  7. Apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.
  8. Use specialized knowledge in Operations Management to solve business processes.
    • Apply knowledge of fundamental concepts of operations management.
    • Apply knowledge of approaches to operational performance improvement.

Curriculum Map

The curriculum map for the Operations Management program can be found on the program's web page on the Oregon Tech web site.

Summary of Student Learning Outcomes

During the 2013-14 academic year, the program faculty assessed the student learning outcome summarized in the attached annual report. Additional details can be found in department assessment records.