Master of Operation Management

The Master of Operation Management

Purpose

The purpose of the master of operation management is to develop managers and executives who understand the determinants of value in business operations. Graduates of the program to should be able to lead organizations for success in performance years over years. The graduates of the program may hold the following positions: operation manager, director of operations, vice president of operations, chief operating officer, and chief executive officer. Professionals who aspire for a high quality management education at an affordable cost are encouraged to apply.

Duration

Students can complete the master of operation management in twelve months full-time. They may also complete the program part-time taking one or two courses per term and complete it in  Sixteen months to thirty six months, the maximum time to complete the degree being seven years, except in case a major event arises, which the university may review for possible extension. 

What You Will Learn

You will learn the foundations of general management

You will learn operation management in depth from a one unit operation to a multi unit operation

You will be able to manage and define strategies for service operations

You will learn how and when to apply lean principles in a manufacturing operation

You will learn how and when to apply lean principles in a service operation

You will learn to address and assign resources for quality issues that arise across the supply chain

You will have an overview of supply chain management with an emphasis on the critical determinants of operating performance.

You will be able to plan for an expansion of the operations in new domestic and foreign markets

You will be able to define operation strategies and leverage on innovation to sustain profitability

Admission Requirements
1. Applicants must have one of the following a bachelor degree or an equivalent from an accredited or an authorized university
2. Applicants with undergraduate degree from an accredited or government authorized university.
3. A resume (or a curriculum vitae) detailing work experiences, skills, and education
4. An essay/letter describing the reasons why the candidate has decided to apply for admission into the program (one to two pages)
5. Applicants who did not previously study in English must complete language requirements described in II.9.3 of this catalog by taking one of the following tests TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, Cambridge Exam, and CEFR.

Curriculum
Accunting for Managers (3 cr)
Economics for Managers (3 cr)
Personal Finance and Investment (1cr)
Negotiation (1cr)
Management Communication (1cr)
Financial management and decision making (3 cr)
Management of Information Technologies and Systems (3 cr)
Enterprise Resources Planning (3 cr)
Quality in Supply Chains (3 cr)
Global Supply Chain Management (3 cr)
Operation management (3 cr)
Project Management (3 cr)
Lean Enterprise (3 cr)
Operation Strategy (3 cr)
Service Operations Management (3 cr)
International Business Management (3 cr)
Strategic Management (3 cr)
Internship or Project (0 cr)
Total of 45 Credits

Apply by downloading the application form, and following the instructions. You can download the application form by clicking on the link below in blue scripts.

NIU-APPLICATION-FOR-A-DEGREE-OR-CERTIFICATE-PROGRAM

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