Illinios University Online Course on Operations Management

Illinios University is offering open online course on Operations Management to showcase just a small fraction of the great offerings at the University. This 4-week course helps in learning conceptual frameworks and tools that can help to better understand operations and see the opportunities and challenges .

The overall objective of this course is to discover how to learn how to assess operations in light of customer expectations. MOOC will start on April 30, 2018.

Course At A Glance

Length: 4 weeks
Effort:  6-8 hours/week
Subject: Operations Management
Institution: Illinios University and Coursera
Languages: English
Price:  Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course will start on April 30, 2018

Providers Details

Illinios University is offering the course via renowned online platform Coursera. Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of our programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty.

About This Course

In this course you will learn conceptual frameworks and tools that can help you to better understand operations and see the opportunities and challenges so that you can you can make informed decisions about the design of your operations and get more out of them. You will be introduced to metrics for operations such as process capacity, lead time and inventory. You will learn how to assess operations in light of customer expectations.

You will develop a skill set that is vital for managing operations and supply chains for any manufacturing or services business and for evaluating operations of businesses, including candidates for alliances, mergers and acquisitions.

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. Applicants can get a verified certificate. Each week will include readings, video lectures, and quizzes.  Learners who wish to earn a Specialization Certificate must pass all courses by December 31, 2015, and complete the Capstone Project in January 2016.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will have knowledge of:

  • Operations Strategy and Process Configurations
  • Operations Metrics and Process Maps
  • Inventory and Supply Chain Management
  • Statistical Process Control and Process Capability

Instructors

Gopesh Anand

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Requirements

Basic statistics knowledge, including the concepts of variation and distribution, is recommended.

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