Spring 2014 EMBA Course

B5102-004: Operations Management

EMBA Saturday Core

Instructor: Lucius Riccio


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This course provides a fundamental understanding of manufacturing and service operations and their role in the organization. Surveys a wide range of operations topics, including process flow analysis, supply chain management, capacity planning, facilities location, total quality management, human resource management, technology management, and manufacturing and service strategy. Special emphasis is placed on the international dimensions of operations. The course is integrative in nature, emphasizing the fit and relationship of operations with other functions of the firm.




Lucius Riccio

Senior Lecturer in Discipline in BusinessLucius Riccio is a Senior Lecturer in Discipline at Columbia Business School, where he teaches business analytic, optimization and simulation and operations management. He has been on the faculty of Columbia University since 1995. He also is Executive Vice President and partner of Gedeon GRC Consulting, a full service engineering consulting firm, and a partner in CleanTrans, an environmental transportation company. Prior to joining the faculty...

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