Virtual Open House - Metropolitan Executive MBA

Join us for our Virtual Open House where you will be able to learn more about the Metropolitan Executive MBA program and hear from our world-class Hult Professor Omar Romero-Hernandez on Operations Management.

Tuesday, April 28th 2020 - 8:00-9:00 PM EST

About the event

Virtual Open House

The event will start with a presentation of the Metropolitan Executive MBA followed by a masterclass on Operations Management as a Source of Competitive Advantage by Professor Omar Romero-Hernandez. The session will cover the strategic issues and analytic tools for decision making. It will address practical, process-based approaches to solving operations problems.

Operations Management addresses the supply of goods and services in an international/global economy. The fundamental focus is on understanding the best way to match supply and demand at any organization. Marketing is described as the management of demand and operations as the management of supply.

Why is this important? Operations managers need to carefully manage and direct resources such as capital, labor, technology and information. This is done in multinational environments with increasing pressure for ‘more, better, faster’. Customer service, quality and use of appropriate technology are critical factors. Rapid and effective communications, including the internet, produce more options and choices than ever for the consumer.

hult student at a talk at an open house event

About Professor Omar Romero-Hernandez

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Professor Romero-Hernandez is a Chemical Engineer with graduate studies in Economic Policy and Government and has a PhD in Process Economics and Environmental Impact from Imperial College, England.

He has worked for a diverse range of public and private organizations such as Procter & Gamble, PEMEX (Oil & Gas), Accenture, and the Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources, Center for Economic and Social Studies. In 2001, he was appointed as Professor at ITAM, (since 2010) Fulbright Professor in Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, and Professor of Management Science at the Hult International Business School (since 2013).

Currently, Professor Romero-Hernandez is a National Researcher, and author of various books including: Introduction to Engineering, Renewable Energy Technologies and Policies, and Industry and the Environment and several international publications on supply chains, business operations, project management, business modeling, green operations and sustainable development.

He has led several internationally awarded projects in the fields of operations and sustainable business strategies, renewable energy, and business processes – sponsors include the United Nations, Ministry of the Environment, Industry consortiums, S&P 500 companies, the Stock Exchange and NGOs. In 2010 he was the recipient of the 2010 Franz Edelman Award, the world’s most prestigious award on Operations Research and Management Science.

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