Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2007/2008
Canadian Excellence

BU385
Operations Management I
0.5 Credit

This course examines the role of the operations function in the organization by exploring long-term planning and strategic issues in managing, manufacturing and service operational systems. Topic areas include operations strategy, demand management, capacity planning, facility location and layout, product and service development, process design and quality management. Basic analytical techniques related to these areas are introduced and the relationship between operations management and other functional areas is emphasized.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
BU255/EC255 or EC285 (Honours Economics and Administration students only).
Exclusions
BU285, BU395 prior to September 1996.
Notes
Exclusions do not constitute equivalency. Administration Option courses cannot be applied to any other Business program.