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. Demonstrate an understanding of the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, management, and economics.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the legal and social environment of business.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the global environment of business.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to use business tools.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively in teams and/or groups.
  9. Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts of operations management.
  10. Demonstrate knowledge of approaches to operational performance improvment.

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 2012-13 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.