Production and operations managers ensure that quality products are produced and delivered as quickly and cost effectively as possible. A Bachelor of Science in Production and Operations Management prepares you with the expertise to manage people and processes in order to produce high-quality goods and services that meet customer demand.
As a student in production and operations management, you will learn what it takes to move a product off the factory floor and into the marketplace. You will develop a broad understanding of business operations with specific training in process management, production planning and control, supply chain management, project management, people management and quality management and control.
As a student in the College of Business and Economics, you will learn business the way business is actually done in the real world. You will examine issues relevant in today’s market and engage in hands-on programs that simulate real business situations. You will closely collaborate with other students, receive personal mentorship from top business faculty and network with practicing professionals.
The acclaimed Integrated Business Curriculum (IBC) is the college's signature program. In your junior year, you will work as part of a team with other business students to address problems for companies such as Boeing, Micron, Starbucks, Columbia Sportswear and Coldwater Creek. The yearlong experience strengthens your teamwork and decision-making skills, and gives you valuable cross-functional knowledge in business systems, product and process planning, managing firm resources and business operating decisions.