BUSN304 is Operations Management. (3 - 3 - 0)
Description - Understanding the role of the operations function and its
impact on the competitiveness of the firm is an important part of any manager’s training. Operational issues include designing, acquiring, operating, and maintaining facilities
and processes; purchasing raw materials; controlling and maintaining inventories; and providing the proper labor needed to produce a good or service so that customers’ expectations are met. This course in operations management is intended to be a survey of operating practices and models in both manufacturing and service oriented firms.
Why is this class important?
•Simply put - a company's operations is where it makes the products or services. Without operations there is no viable business model.
• Limited, Engaging Lectures
• Notes and Slides tailored to the class and the required knowledge
• Biweekly quizzes and a final exam
• Significant in-Class team board work
• Random Assignments requiring students to work in teams
• Assignments use topics worked on in class
• Assignments mimic actual business problems
• Assignment require critical thinking
•" I liked working in groups. I like being able to make corrects on the quizzes. I liked it when we went over problems as an entire class."
• "Overall this class was good. Walker makes a potentially hard subject understandable."
•"He made you answer your own questions and would give straight forward answers it was difficult to learn that way at first but once i did figure it out i didn’t forget it."