NOTE: Students enrolling in this program are required to purchase their own laptop. For specific hardware and software requirements for this program click here.
Operations management is the core functional area of any business. Operations managers obtain, develop and manage the resources required to deliver goods and services to clients. This includes contributing to key decisions involving:
- Facilities management
- Inventory management
- Quality assurance
- Production planning and scheduling
- Supply chain management
- Transportation, distribution and logistics
Graduates are well-positioned to pursue a variety of professional accreditations with professional organizations including:
- APICS The Association for Operations Management
- Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA)
After completing one year of business study, you may choose to graduate with a certificate in Business Fundamentals. After two years of study, you may choose to graduate with a diploma in Supply Chain and Operations – Business.
Students will have two options to gain valuable skills in the workforce and will either complete a field placement or a co-operative education (co-op) experience. Students completing the field placement will participate in an unpaid work placement completed during semester 6. Students who qualify for the co-op experience will complete a four-month paid work experience in between second and third year of their program.
CREDENTIALS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Preparation to earn the following industry credentials is built directly into the program:
- Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation, Supply Chain Management Association
- APICS-Certified in Production and Inventory Management
- Certified Associate in Project Management, Project Management Institute
- SAP Student Recognition Award
- Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in Excel