Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2017/2018
Canadian Excellence

BU385
Operations Management I
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course examines the role of the operations function in the organization by exploring long-term planning and strategic issues in managing, manufacturing and service operational systems. Topic areas include operations strategy, demand management, capacity planning, facility location and layout, product and service development, process design and quality management. Basic analytical techniques related to these areas are introduced and the relationship between operations management and other functional areas is emphasized.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
EC205 (or BU205) or EC255 (or BU255) or EC285 or BU225 and BU275.
Exclusions
BU285, BU375, MB245.
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Editorial Revision April 3, 2017: effective September 1, 2017.