OM - Operations Management

Scott K. Metlen, Dept. Head, Dept. of Business (225A J. A. Albertson Bldg. 83844-3161; phone 208/885-6295; metlen@uidaho.edu).

OM 204 Special Topics

OM 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

OM 298 Internship

OM 298 (s) Internship (1-3 cr, max 6)

OM 299 Directed Study

OM 299 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

OM 370 Process Management

OM 370 Process Management (3 cr)

This course examines the concepts and tools used to design, implement, manage, evaluate and improve the business processes used to create and deliver value to customers. International and ethical issues associated with process management will also be considered. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: Bus 252 and Stat 251 or Stat 301 or Math 330

OM 378 Project Management

OM 378 Project Management (3 cr)

Planning, organizing, staffing, controlling, and directing an organization's resources for special projects; topics include matrix organizations, cross functional teamwork, budgeting, work breakdown structures, critical path method (CPM), program evaluation and review techniques (PERT), capacity planning, and project control. May involve evening exams.

OM 404 Special Topics

OM 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

OM 439 Systems and Simulation

OM 439 Systems and Simulation (4 cr)

Distribution theory, random numbers, modeling concepts and simulation of queuing and inventory systems. Students must have access to a laptop computer for use in class. 3 lectures and one 3 hour lab a week. May involve evening exams. May involve field trips. (Spring only)

Prereq: OM 370, ChE 453, ME 313, or MSE 453; or Permission

OM 446 Six Sigma Innovation

OM 446 Six Sigma Innovation (3 cr)

See Stat 446.

OM 456 Quality Management

OM 456 Quality Management (3 cr)

Same as Stat 456. Principles of total quality management, with emphasis on problem solving techniques to continually improve processes; customer-driven quality, management and employee participation, statistical process control, product/process design, and process capability. May include evening exams. May involve field trips.

Prereq: Stat 251 or Stat 301

OM 470 Supply Chain Management

OM 470 Supply Chain Management (3 cr)

In-depth study and analysis of the supply chain management integrated approach to business with emphasis on the transportation, purchasing, packaging, inventory management, and international logistics functions, as well as issues in negotiation and relationship management. May involve evening exams.

Prereq: OM 370

OM 472 Operations Planning and Scheduling

OM 472 Operations Planning and Scheduling (3 cr)

In-depth study of planning and scheduling techniques with emphasis on material requirements planning. May involve evening exams and field trips.

Prereq: OM 370

OM 498 Internship

OM 498 (s) Internship (cr arr)

OM 499 Directed Study

OM 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)