2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Mar 27, 2023  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MNGT 450 Operations and Logistics for Managers (5 credits)

Prerequisite At least a junior standing in a baccalaureate program, college-level Math with 2.0 grade or better.

Course Description
This course surveys the fundamentals of the movement, storage, and management of goods. It integrates strategic leadership, project management, financial management concepts, and analytical tools for decision-making purposes.

Student Outcomes
1. Using systems theory, explain the role of operations and logistics for an organization.
2. Identify and resolve ethical dilemmas that might occur in operations and logistics.
3. Apply tools and techniques to plan, execute, and improve the supply chain.
4. Analyze the manufacturing operations of a firm and their effect on managerial decision-making.
5. Using systems theory, apply quality management tools for process improvement.
6. Apply logistics and purchasing concepts to improve supply chain operations.
7. Explain and analyze control systems used in operations management in various contexts.
8. Apply mathematical concepts and analytical tools to calculate metrics for efficient operations and supply chain management.
9. Apply quantitative and qualitative methods to solve typical make/buy and outsourcing problems.

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