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Operations Management Area

Management 590

Goals:
This course examines the roles of strategic sourcing and purchasing management in managing a company’s value chain. Topics include strategic sourcing, outsourcing/off-shoring, e-procurement, procurement integration, and supplier management (e.g., capability development, cost management, quality management).

Features:
This course employs readings, cases, guest speakers (e.g., Motorola, Ariba, Dell Computer), and experiential exercises in its delivery.

Job Titles that Involve Topics Studied:

  • Procurement/Purchasing Manager
  • Supply-Chain Manager
  • Sourcing Manager
  • Supply/Material Manager

Faculty

Suresh Chand: Scheduling and production planning for multiperiod production inventory problems with varying demand forecasts.

Maqbool Dada: Inventory systems, pricing models, service systems, and international operations management.

Vinayak Deshpande: Supply Chain Coordination, Service Parts Management, and Contingency Logistics Systems.

Joice Hu: Assistant Professor of Management.

Ananth Iyer: Analysis of the impact of promotions on logistics systems in the grocery industry and analysis of the impact of competitors on operational management models.

Shrikant Panwalkar: Visiting Professor

Leroy B. Schwarz: Supply-Chain Management, Manufacturing, E-Enterprise, and Operations Strategy.

James Ward: Inventory-distribution system design, planar location models, and interactive computing.

Svenja Sommer: Assistant Professor of Management.

Courses

MGMT 460: Operations Management

MGMT 462: Supply Chain Design, Planning and Control

MGMT 490: Logistics: Concepts and Models

MGMT 560: Manufacturing Planning & Control

MGMT 561: Logistics

MGMT 562: Project Management

MGMT 564: Management of Service Operations

MGMT 590D: Strategic Sourcing and Procurement

MGMT 590Y: E-Commerce & Supply Chain

MGMT 661: Management of Operations Systems

MGMT 663: Analysis and Improvement of Processes in Service
and Manufacturing Operations

MGMT 667: International Operations Management

MGMT 669: Operations: Practice & Models

MGMT 690A: Doctoral Topics in OM I

MGMT 690B: Workshop in OM

MGMT 690C: Doctoral Topics in OM II