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 MBA 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 611 Quality and Productivity (.5 cu)
OIDD 612 Business Analytics (.5 cu)
OIDD 614 Innovation (.5 cu)
OIDD 615 Operations Strategy (.5 cu)
OIDD 654 Product Management (.5 cu)
OIDD 658 Service Operations Management (.5 cu)
OIDD 673 Global Supply Chain Management (.5 cu)
OIDD 680 Operations Strategy Practicum (.5 or 1 cu)
OIDD 697 Retail Supply Chain Management (.5 cu)
OIDD/STAT 777 Introduction to Python for Data Science (.5 cu)

Information Systems Track

OIDD 613 Online Business Models and the Information-Based Firm (.5 cu)
OIDD 652 Design and Development of Web-Based Products and Services (.5 cu)
OIDD 662 Enabling Technologies

Decision Processes Track

OIDD 690 Managerial Decision Making
OIDD 691 Negotiations
OIDD 692 Advanced Negotiation
OIDD 693 Influence (.5 cu)
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: Marshall Fisher  –  fisher@wharton.upenn.edu