Operations & Project Management Specializations

Give yourself a competitive edge in your career with a specialist operations and project management skillset.

Available operations & project management specializations

You’ll need to take three elective courses within one specialization area to graduate with a specialization in that field.

Operations & Project Management
Applied Project Management
Supply Chain & Logistics

Operations & Project Management Specialization 1

Operations & Project Management

Get an introduction to the project management discipline, including the concepts, tools, and techniques used in the management and leadership of projects and operational functions. Explore key topics including the role of the project manager and project team, risk management and quality in projects and operational processes, effective project management and operational strategies, and maximizing the project lifecycle.

Specialization skills include:

Operations

Project Planning

Risk Management

Resource Management

Supply Chain

Strategic Thinking

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Sample specialization courses include:

  • Project Planning & Execution
  • Project Procurement & Contract Management
  • Project Risk & Quality Management
  • Operational Improvements using Lean Six Sigma
  • Agile Project Management using Scrum
  • Operations Strategy
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Leading Global Supply Networks
  • Lean Project Management
  • Web Application Development
  • Sales Management

Operations & Project Management Specialization 2

Applied Project Management

Gain the transferable skills needed to master your project management capabilities. You’ll learn how to practically apply a range of technical and humanistic project competencies to actionable business ventures in order to improve organizational performance. This specialization builds on disciplines explored across several core courses offered throughout the academic year. These three specialization courses offer a thorough examination of critical areas like procurement and contract management, risk and quality management, and operation improvement projects.

Prospective career paths: Operations Analyst, Operations Manager, Business Analyst, Project Manager

Sample specialization courses:

  • Project Procurement & Contract Management
  • Project Risk & Quality Management
  • Operational Improvements using Lean Six Sigma

Operations & Project Management Specialization 3

Supply Chain & Logistics

This specialization is particularly relevant if you’re interested in business analytics, operations, and marketing. In recent years, Amazon, UPS, and Wal-Mart have been gaining unprecedented mastery over supply chains strategy. They have achieved increased visibility into order processing, product, and service delivery by using big data and predictive data analytics to match supply with demand. Retail, healthcare, and energy companies have been trying to catch up on this success. Business leaders learn from this mastery and develop competitive advantages for their organizations. This specialization provides an understanding of some of the best practices for defining competitive priorities, aligning functions behind the strategy, deciding on the best use of resources, managing logistical challenges, and choosing the right metrics to improve decision-making for various market segments.

Prospective career paths: Supply Chain Analyst, Operations Analyst, Business Logistics Analyst

Sample specialization courses:

  • Supply Chain Analytics

  • Operations Strategy

  • Leading Global Supply Networks

  • Not all specializations or elective courses will be available at every campus

  • Specializations or elective courses are subject to change

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