Operations Management

Program Level: Degrees, Certificates
Department: Business and Entrepreneurship
Institute: Business & Entrepreneurship
College: SAC
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What is the Operations Management program?

The Operations Management Certificate is designed to familiarize students with planning, directing/coordinating the operations of public or private sector organizations. Students receiving this certificate will work as administrative support for managers who formulate policies, manage daily operations, and who plan the use of materials and human resources. Students who receive this certificate can work in many diverse areas.

What will I learn?

Students will learn concepts, terminology, principles, theories, and issues in the field of management, fundamentals of techniques used in the practice of production and operations management. A systems approach to managing activities associated with traffic, transportation, inventory management, and control, warehousing, packaging, order processing, and materials handling. Review of ethical responsibilities and relationships between organizational department, divisions, executive management.

What can I do with this course of study?

National employment estimates for Operations Managers are currently 2,212,200. Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are Business, Professional, Labor, Political Organizations, Office and Administrative Services.

What's special about the program?

The Operations Management Certificate is unique in that the areas of application are broad and diverse. Students receiving this certificate can work as administrative support in many areas such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.

Students receiving this certificate can work as administrative support in many areas
Degrees and Certificates

Contact Us

Dr. Val Calvert
Chair
(210) 486-0190
vcalvert@alamo.edu

Dr. Charles Hunt
Program Coordinator
Oppenheimer Center (OC) 335
(210) 486-0197
chunt1@alamo.edu