Masters in Operations Management Program Featured Courses
Below is a sample list of courses you will take while enrolled in the Operations Management online degree at Kettering University Online:
FINC 619 | FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an overview of the role in the firm performed by financial management. The first half of the course focuses on the theoretical valuation of stocks and bonds and the capital markets in which they are traded. The second half of the course focuses on both the use of financial leverage by the firm and working capital management.
ISYS 669 | ENTERPRISE INFORMATION SYSTEM MODELS
The major focus of the course is how organizations implement processes globally using enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM) Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and social networks. The course also provides a brief IS infrastructure overview and addresses key IS management topics.
MGMT 661 | OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
This course will provide students with an exposure to and an understanding of the core concepts and tools of operations management. These concepts and tools will be presented in a manner that will allow students to understand the fundamental importance of coordinated operational activities.
MGMT 629 | MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
This course provides the manager with a variety of quantitative techniques to facilitate the decision-making process. Both optimization techniques such as linear programming and stochastic techniques such as waiting-line models and Markov processes are covered.
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Increase Your Marketability with An Additional Graduate Degree
Imagine having a leg-up on the competition by not just getting one Master’s degree but having two MS degrees for the same number of courses some institutions have for only one degree? In addition to earning your master’s in operations management, we provide a unique option for you to enroll in just four extra courses to earn your online MBA as well*.
- Get your MBA as a second degree by taking just four additional courses
- Get two master’s degrees plus your customized certificate to add weight to your resume
- No need to complete a 2nd certificate course; get your 2nd master’s degree in record time
With this powerful 1-2 punch you not only show you excel in operations but also the ability to make important business decisions vital to organizational success!
*All courses need to be within 6 years.
Ideal if your goal is
To attain a leadership role
To launch your own business
To gain project management skills
To lead a cross-disciplinary team
To link people, performance and processes
To advance your career in procurement, revenue and operations
kinds of jobs
Median base salary
Average annual salary
Director of Engineering
Quality Assurance Director
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Senior Risk Manager
Operations Senior Analyst
Skills employers are looking for
Ability to write and speak persuasively
Actively listen and gauge the needs of internal and external stakeholders
Adaptability to work with the resources at hand
Coordinating collaborative efforts/processes across multiple teams
Mentor and foster functional subject matter experts on your teams
Look holistically at a project and communicate specific responsibilities to team members
The ability to promote and enforce company as well as government regulations
Ability to understand data including finances and how it impacts the overall operations of the organization
Have the skills necessary to work successfully cross-departmentally and with individuals outside of the organization