Spring 2011 MBA Course

B6801-001: Operations Management

MW - B Term, 10:45AM to 12:15PM

Location: WJW 207

Instructor: Omar Besbes

Prerequisite(s): B6014


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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, and total quality management. Deals with these topics through a managerial, applications-oriented perspective. The course is integrative in nature, emphasizing the fit and relationship of operations with other functions of the firm.



Omar Besbes

Philip H. Geier Jr. Associate Professor of BusinessOmar Besbes is an Associate Professor in the Decision, Risk and Operations division at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. He teaches the core MBA Operations Management course as well as an MBA elective on advanced Business Analytics. His primary research interests are in the area of decision-making under model uncertainty with a focus on applications in e-commerce, pricing and revenue management, online advertising...

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