Production Management Concentration

Bachelor of Arts

The concentration in Production Management prepares individuals for production supervisory or middle management careers. It provides an understanding of basic business and management concepts and principles as they are applied to production operations.

Concentration Objectives

The production management concentration prepares students for careers in operational supervisory positions within the manufacturing sector.  Upon completion of this concentration students should be able to apply production operation principles to the planning and control of activities involved in transforming resources into goods.

Concentration Course List

LGM3000 Logistics Management 3 credits 5 weeks

This course provides an overview of the role of logistics in business. Students examine the principles of customer service, ways to plan and manage supply chains, and steps for arranging product transportation and distribution. Students gain practical application and the ability to create logistic strategies.

MGT3020 Managers in Organizations 3 credits 5 weeks

This course covers the roles managers can and do play (past, present, future) to create and modify organizations in their quest to fulfill the organizational mission. An analysis of the interaction of an organization with the goals, priorities and strategies of employees is studied as well.

BUS4060 Production Operations Management 3 credits 5 weeks

This course is an introduction to operations management concepts and practices in both manufacturing and service environments.