Operations Management 101

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Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.

Course Topics

Lesson 1: Operations Management and the Organization

Lesson 2: Operations Strategy

Lesson 3: Decision Making in Operations Management

Lesson 4: Product and Service Management

Lesson 5: Operations and Supply Chain Management

Lesson 6: Inventory Management

Lesson 7: Forecasting

Lesson 8: Operations Scheduling

Lesson 9: Management of Quality

Lesson 10: Facilities Planning and Management

Course Materials

All course material will be provided in the lessons and netlinks. There are no required materials to purchase before taking the class.

Grading Policy

Each lesson will include a lesson review quiz along with one or two assignments. Students will successfully complete this course with 70% or higher overall grade.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define operations management and the organization.
  • Know operations strategy.
  • Determine the decision making in operations management.
  • Know operations and supply chain management.
  • Know inventory management.
  • Know forecasting in operations management
  • Know operations scheduling, management of quality, and facilities planning in operations managemen, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction1
Lesson 1 Exam9
Lesson 2 Exam10
Lesson 3 Exam9
Lesson 4 Exam10
Lesson 5 Exam10
Lesson 6 Exam10
Lesson 7 Exam10
Lesson 8 Exam11
Lesson 9 Exam10
Lesson 10 Exam10
Final Exam70
Total Points:170

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