Major in Operations, Information and Decisions

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

Requirements for the OID Major

a) 5 CUs from any courses offered by the OID department, including core courses.
b) Cross-listed courses count towards the major.
c) Waivers of OIDD courses do not count towards the major.
d) Up to 1 CU of coursework taken in fulfillment of the OID major can be taken on a pass/fail basis.
e) Up to 1 CU of independent study projects can be counted towards the OID major.

The 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.

NOTE: All OIDD courses were listed as OPIM until Spring 2016.

Operations Management Track

OIDD 612 Business Analytics (.5 cu)
OIDD 614 Innovation (.5 cu)
OIDD 615 Operations Strategy (.5 cu)
OIDD 654 Product Design and Development
OIDD 658 Service Operations Management (.5 cu)
OIDD 697 Retail Supply Chain Management (.5 cu)

Information Systems Track

OIDD 613 Information Technology and Business Transformation
OIDD 662 Enabling Technologies
OIDD 672 Decision Support Systems

Decision Processes Track

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

MBA Advisor: Joseph Simmons  –  jsimmo@wharton.upenn.edu