Operations Management & Information Systems

  • The Operations Management and Information Systems (OMIS) Area represents three distinct areas of study: Information Systems (IS), Operations Management and Supply Chain Management (OM), and Quantitative Methods (QM). OMIS specializations are applicable to service industries, manufacturing, resource industries, and public and nonprofit sector organizations.

    This specialization is designed to show you how to help organizations operate more efficiently and effectively, and includes the detailed study of information systems, supply chains and quantitative research.

  • Professor Richard Irving, Area Coordinator
    Professor Richard Irving, Area Coordinator

Career Opportunities

  • Graduates of this specialization often find careers that can vary between each area of study. Management Information Systems (IS) graduates find opportunities as Management (IS) Consultants, IT Project Managers or Information Systems Managers. Operations Management (OM) or Supply Chain Management graduates find opportunities working as Procurement Analysts, Supply Specialists, Production Allocation Specialists, Project Managers, Sales Operations Business Analysts, Business Solutions Planners, Production Planners, or Business Strategy Managers. Quantitative Methods (QM) graduates find careers as Product Allocation Specialists, Sales Operations Business Analysts, Business Solutions Planners, or Production Planners.

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Study Options

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  • Specialization Requirements

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    General Stream

    Requirements

    • 12.00 credits of Elective Courses

     

    Elective Courses (General Stream):

    • MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS
    • INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS - ANALYSIS, STRATEGY AND PRACTICE
    • PROJECT MANAGEMENT
    • MARKETING RESEARCH
    • BUSINESS MARKETING
    • MODELS & APPLICATIONS IN OPERATIONAL RESEARCH
    • ADVANCED SPREADSHEET MODELLING & PROGRAMMING FOR BUSINESS
    • GLOBAL OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
    • MANAGING NEW TECHNOLOGY
    • MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
    • SERVICE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
    • STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY - BASED FIRMS

    Management Information Systems Stream

    Requirements

    • 12.00 credits of elective courses consisting of:
      • 9.00 credits of Required Courses
      • 3.00 credits of Elective Courses (Management Information Systems)

    Required Courses

    • PROJECT MANAGEMENT
    • ADVANCED SPREADSHEET MODELLING & PROGRAMMING FOR BUSINESS
    • MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

    Elective Courses (Management Information Systems):

    • GLOBAL OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • MANAGING NEW TECHNOLOGY

    Supply Chain Management Stream

    Requirements

    • 12.00 credits consisting of:
      • 3.00 credits of Required Courses
      • 9.00 credits of Elective Courses (Supply Chain Management)

    Required Courses

    • SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

    Elective Courses (Supply Chain Management):

    • MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS
    • INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS - ANALYSIS, STRATEGY AND PRACTICE
    • BUSINESS MARKETING
    • MODELS & APPLICATIONS IN OPERATIONAL RESEARCH
    • ADVANCED SPREADSHEET MODELLING & PROGRAMMING FOR BUSINESS
    • GLOBAL OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
    • MANAGING NEW TECHNOLOGY
    • SERVICE OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

    Quantitative Methods Stream

    Requirements

    • 12.00 credits of Elective Courses (Quantitative Methods)

    Elective Courses (Quantitative Methods):

    • PROJECT MANAGEMENT
    • MARKETING RESEARCH
    • BUSINESS MARKETING
    • ADVANCED SPREADSHEET MODELLING & PROGRAMMING FOR BUSINESS
    • SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

     

     

     

    NOTE: Not all courses required to fulfill a specialization are offered each term. Course offerings are based on factors such as student demand and instructor availability. The office of Student Services & International Relations is available to provide advising on course sequencing and the fulfillment of program and specialization requirements within a student’s period of study. For current course offerings and details, please view the Schulich Course Offerings Database.

Faculty

  • OMIS faculty members come from a wide range of backgrounds, including engineering, business, mathematics, statistics and information systems. They have extensive experience in business and industry and regularly act as consultants and advisors to both private and public organizations.

  • Student Clubs

    Business Technology Management Association (BTMA)

    BTMA is a community of Schulich students, alumni and faculty interested in Information Technology and its cogency in Business that serves as a focal point for networking, recruitment and learning opportunities for its stakeholders.

    The Graduate BTMA also strives to provide the student community with opportunities to apply and expand their skill set in the area of Information Technology in the context of a business environment.

    Email: gradbtma@schulich.yorku.ca

    Supply Chain & Operations Management Club (SCOMC)

    Also known as the student chapter of APICS Toronto, SCOMC is a student-run club aiming to bridge the professional and academic supply chain community at Schulich.

    Our mission is to acquaint students with the impact of Supply Chain in modern business world and to provide a platform for students to be exposed to the professional supply chain community.

    Email: scomc@schulich.yorku.ca

    Visit the Graduate Business Council (GBC) website for details.