Operations Management Minor

Goodwin College of Business
Operations Management Minor

Operations Management: Where Innovation and Efficiency Meet

Operations management is the exciting field of overseeing backend business functions to ensure market-ready products and services.

Operations managers play a vital role in ensuring business efficiency by overseeing manufacturing, inventory, and quality control. They work to ensure that products are produced efficiently and meet quality standards. They also work to manage inventory levels and ensure that products are available to customers when they need them.

Operations management is a critical function in any business, and operations managers are in high demand. If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career, operations management is a great option.

The Key to Business Success

Operations are the foundation of any business. They are the processes and systems that keep a business running smoothly and efficiently. Poor operations can threaten a business’s survival, so it is essential to optimize processes, employ the right staff, and choose strategic, ethical, and safe physical locations. At Benedictine University, we provide specific classes to ensure your success.

Most operations management jobs require a bachelor’s degree in a business-related field, such as business management or business administration. These programs teach students the essential skills needed to manage operations, including finance, accounting, economics, business communications, and logistics.

Enhance Your Skills and Boost Your Career

The Operations Management minor program at Benedictine University is designed to give students the skills and knowledge they need to improve business processes and operations. The program covers a wide range of topics, including lean Six Sigma for operational excellence, business process management, introduction to GIS for business analysis, global logistics, project management, and operations management.

Through these courses, students learn how to identify and eliminate waste, improve efficiency, and reduce costs. They also learn how to develop and implement supply chain strategies, manage global operations, and lead and motivate teams.

The Operations Management minor program is a great option for students who are majoring in a business-related field, such as business administration, accounting, or marketing. It can also be a valuable addition to the education of students who are majoring in non-business fields, such as engineering or computer science.

Career Paths in Operations Management:

Here are just a few jobs that require knowledge in operations management:

  • Oversee manufacturing processes
  • Manage inventory levels
  • Ensure quality control
  • Develop and implement operational improvements
  • Manage supply chains
  • Plan and forecast demand

If you are interested in learning more about operations management, there are many resources available online and in libraries. There is a great article here. You can also talk to operations managers in your area to learn more about their jobs and how they got started.

Here is an example of some courses you may take in the Operations Management Minor program:

  • Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence
  • Business Process Management
  • Global Logistics
  • Project Management
  • Operations Management

Operations Managment Courses include:


Lisle undergraduate course descriptions

Operations Management, Minor – Lisle


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