Course Description

A survey of the fundamental concepts of production and operations management, the course covers the use of quantitative methods and computer applications for forecasting, resource allocation, decision theory, capacity planning, project management, inventory management, and quality assurance.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe and determine competitive strategies and operation strategy.
  • Determine cost of quality, value of quality, and quality assurance.
  • Design and develop strategy, quantity control, process improvement and forecasting.

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We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 180,000 alumni worldwide.

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