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Operations Management

Operations Management students at UD

Create better business practices for the companies of the future

As an operations management (OM) major, you’ll learn about the processes that companies use to transform resources into goods and services.

As an OM professional, you’ll help companies make important decisions about product creation, development, production and distribution while focusing on efficiency and balancing supply and demand. This requires a mastery of technology, data analysis and critical decision-making.

If you enjoy solving problems using the latest technology, utilizing math to improve real-world situations, analyzing data and explaining it to others or learning valuable new decision-making skills, then the OM major is for you.

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Business
  • Mathematics
  • Data analytics
  • Management

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Operations analyst
  • Manager
  • Operations resource assistant
  • Business technology analyst
  • Supply chain manager
  • Transportation planning assistant
  • Sourcing and logistics specialist

What’s special about this program?

The Lerner College’s OM curriculum is designed to equip you with analytical skills like predicting supply and demand, assessing production capabilities and measuring and delivering quality assurance.

You’ll experience in-the-field, hands-on training, applying classroom concepts to solve real OM problems during the capstone course and at multiple plant site trips.

Lerner College OM faculty members are successful in achieving top-tier journal publications and are recognized for both outstanding teaching and successful collaborative work with regional employers.

 

Get Involved

Alpha Kappa Psi

Blue Hen Investment Club

Blue Hen Marketing Club

 Delta Sigma Pi

Lerner College Trading Center

Lerner Student Advisory Board

Operations Management Association

Women in Business

Sample curriculum

BUAD110

 

Basics of Business
ECON101

Introduction to Microeconomics

 

ECON103

Introduction to Macroeconomics

 

ENGL110

Seminar in Composition

 

MATH221

Calculus I

 

PSYC100

General Psychology

 

 

 

University Breadth Courses
ACCT207

Accounting I

 

ACCT208

Accounting II

 

COMM212/HOSP230

Oral Communication in Business or
Executive Presentations & Problem Solving

 

STAT200/MATH201

Basic Statistical Practice or
Statistics I

 

MISY262/MATH202

Fundamentals of Business Analytics or
Statistics II

 

MISY160

Business Computing

 

MISY261

Business Information Systems

 

 

Sociology Course

 

 

University Breadth Courses and/or Foreign Language
 

ACCT352

Law & Social Issues in Business

 

BUAD301

Introduction to Marketing

 

BUAD306

Introduction to Service & Operations Management

 

BUAD309

Organizational Behavior

 

BUAD346

Analytic Decision Making

 

FINC311

Principles of Finance

 

 

International Course

 

  University Breadth Course
 
  Elective Courses
 
BUAD441

Strategic Management

 

BUAD446

Operations & Supply Chains

 

BUAD447

Data Analytics & Quality Control

 

BUAD448

Consulting Practicum

 

BUAD449

Business Process Analysis

 

 

Professional Electives

 

 

University Breadth Course

 

  Elective Courses

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This major is eligible for the following programs:

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