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Krannert School of Management


Operations Management (OM) is the science of streamlining the design as well as management of processes, products, supply chains and services. It deals with the process of producing goods, and delivering services. OM ensures the efficient utilization of resources, be it within the organization or outside. It also delivers goods and services promptly to fulfill client needs.

What are the applications of Operations Management?

Operations Management can be applied at various levels, based on the location and size of a manufacturing plant to the structure and delivery of a service or a telecom network, and could even include designing technology supply chains. Besides the overall perspective, this management stream also deals with tactical and technical details such as plant layout, project management techniques, technology & equipment selection, and replacement of older methods or machinery. The operations management team also determines production schedules, manage inventories, control quality and manage material flow. A plant's equipment management and maintenance policies are also set by them.

What are the responsibilities of Operations Management...


The Purdue Full-time MBA at Krannert School of Management offers eight modules. Each module spans 8 weeks. Modules one to three are part of the core curriculum. The courses included in the Core Curriculum are: Leadership and Ethics, Accounting for Managers, Business Analytics, Managerial Communication Skills, Organizational Behaviour, Microeconomics, Financial Management, Marketing Management, Strategic Management, Operations Management and Management of Information Systems. The electives are part of module 5 covering "Legal Foundations of Management", while module 6 covers Macroeconomics.

Depending on the post-MBA goals, Students can select functional optional areas: Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management Information Systems, Operations, Strategic Management, Organizational Behaviour, Business Analytics, Management Consulting, Global Supply Chain Management, International Management, Manufacturing/Technology Management or Technology Innovation & Entrepreneurship

What makes Purdue MBA unique is the focus on Experiential Learning, where students can work on real projects, where they get to solve real Business problems, with the extensive corporate partnership network that Krannert School of Management has developed, students will get the opportunity to...