MBA Major in Operations and Information Management

The department offers a major in Operations and Information Management to MBA students who have taken 5 CUs of OPIM courses (including core courses).

Requirements for the OPIM Major

a) 5 cu’s from any courses offered by the OPIM department, including core courses.
b) Cross-listed courses count towards the major.
c) Waivers of OPIM courses do not count towards the major.

Following are suggested tracks, which constitute coherent sets of courses in specific areas of study. However, these tracks are only suggestions and students are free to construct their own programs of study.

Operations Management Track

OPIM 650 Operations Performance Analysis
OPIM 651 Problem Solving, Design, and System Improvement (.5 cu)
OPIM 654 Product Design and Development
OPIM 655 Integrating Marketing and Operations (.5 cu)
OPIM 656 Operations Strategy and Process Management
OPIM 658 Service Operations Management
OPIM 697 Retail Supply Chain Management (.5 cu)

Information Systems Track

OPIM 660 Information Systems Engineering
OPIM 661 Systems Analysis, Design, and Implementation
OPIM 664 Database and Information Management Systems
OPIM 672 Decision Support Systems

Decision Processes Track

OPIM 672 Decision Support Systems
OPIM 690 Managerial Decision Making
OPIM 691 Negotiations
OPIM 692 Advanced Negotiations
INSR 811 Risk and Crisis Management (.5 cu) (may be counted as an OPIM
course for the purposes of satisfying the 5 cu requirement for the Decision
Processes Track)