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Operations Management

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a Specialization in Operations Management degree gives the student a strong foundation in business fundamentals and a focused study of the practical elements of operations management. Students will become familiar with the various real-world factors that affect the success of operations including cost-control management and industrial labor relations. The real-world curriculum provides the student with applicable operations management knowledge by emphasizing the design, management and improvement of production processes.

  • Next Start Date

    January 5, 2015

  • Total Credits

    180

  • Specialization Credits

    40.5

  • Program Length

    36 MONTHS

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    Successful completion of the Bachelor of Business Administration with a Specialization in Operations Management will provide students with a strong foundation of business knowledge and useful, industry-related skills, including how to:

    • Follow the transformation processes involved in the creation of goods and services in today's modern business.
    • Analyze the behavior of supply chain networks and drivers.
    • Identify methods for improving work design.


    Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation

     
    American InterContinental University is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
     
    The business administration degree programs at AIU are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

  • The Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a Specialization in Operations Management includes general core business courses and specialized courses taught by industry professionals.

    SPECIALIZATION COURSES

    • International Legal and Ethical Issues in Business
    • Materials Planning
    • Industrial Labor Relations
    • Cost Control Management
    • Operations Management
    • Production Planning and Quality Management
    • Supply Chain Management and Purchasing
    • Strategic Manufacturing Policy
    • Program Capstone

     

    Click here to download the AIU catalog for more information and a full list of courses for this degree.

  • AIU's Bachelor of Business Administration degree program with a specialization in Operations Management is designed to help students develop a strong foundation in business fundamentals and a familiarity with the skills and knowledge necessary to a career in operations management.

    Students can learn qualities critical to operations management professionals including leadership, self-confidence, motivation, decisiveness, flexibility, sound business judgement and determination. They will acquire communication, team building and leadership skills and be able to recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts. They will understand the importance of harnessing the power of current technology to improve businesses and be able to use mathematical, statistical and research techniques to analyze contemporary business practices. Students will be able to analyze the behavior of supply chain networks and drivers and identify methods for improving work design.

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