Operations management is the planning and execution of operations (or routine work) in the service and manufacturing worlds, including demand forecasting, production planning, inventory control, quality management and supply chain collaboration. Project management is the planning and execution of projects (non-routine work) in the service and business worlds, including the initiation, monitoring, controlling and closing of projects.
Efficient management of operations and projects is of utmost importance for both the success and survival of a firm. Gain the skills and knowledge to become a vital asset in this role as an operations and project management major at Southern New Hampshire University.
The BS in Operations and Project Management is designed for students interested in the production of goods and services and the application of quantitative methods to solve business problems. The program also serves students interested in planning for and execution of a variety of projects in the service and manufacturing sectors.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your bachelor's degree in operations and project management at SNHU include:
With this undergraduate business degree in hand, you'll be well prepared to pursue a variety of careers. Short- and long-term career goals may include positions such as:
Free elective Credits: 15
This course will provide students an opportunity to apply the concepts and techniques of Operations Management.
This course is an introduction to the concepts, principles, problems, and practices of successful service operations management. Emphasis is focused on preparing students to identify and apply appropriate management processes to ensure efficient, effective, and quality oriented service operations, while achieving operational excellence. Topics covered include: the role of services in the economy, strategic positioning and internet strategies, environmental strategies, new service development process, managing service expectations, front-office and back-office interface, service quality, yield management, waiting time management, and site selection.
This course focuses on effective supply chain strategies for companies that operate globally with emphasis on how to plan and integrate supply chain components into a coordinated system. Students are exposed to concepts and models important in supply chain planning with emphasis on key tradeoffs and phenomena. The course introduces and utilizes key tactics such as risk pooling and inventory placement, integrated planning and collaboration, and information sharing.
As modern organizations have become more complex, they have also become more project-driven. This course uses a basic project management framework in which the project life-cycle is broken into organizing, planning, monitoring and controlling the project. You will learn the methodologies and tools necessary at each stage for managing the projects effectively in terms of time, cost, quality, risk and resources.
This course will provide students an opportunity to apply the concepts and techniques of Supply Chain Management.
This is a capstone course that provides an integrative experience in managing operations and projects in manufacturing and service organizations. This course draws upon a combination of the following to achieve its intended purpose: advanced topics, tools and techniques, case studies and projects.
This course will provide students an opportunity to apply the concepts and techniques of Project Management.
This course will provide students an integrative experience of Operations and Project Management
6 credit(s) from subject(s): QSO within the range of course numbers 100 - 499
You also have the option of earning your bachelor’s degree in Operations & Project Management in just three years through our innovative Degree in Three program. Combining traditional classroom studies with unique out-of-classroom learning experiences, Degree in Three lets you:
We believe that college should change your life, not break the bank. That's why more than 90 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.
This program is accredited by NEASC, but not currently accredited by ACBSP. It may be ACBSP accredited when it is eligible. Consumer information is available on the College Navigator.
This program is accredited by both NEASC and ACBSP. Consumer information is available on the College Navigator.