Operations and Supply Chain Management
The Operations Management and Information Systems Area offers two specializations supported by courses to help organizations improve information, operational, and supply chain processes, focusing on efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability. Students elect to take (i) problem-driven courses deepening their understanding of problems and challenges facing information, operational, and supply chain processes and/or (ii) quantitative courses strengthening their ability to analyze data and model processes.
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Graduates from this specialization help organizations operate more efficiently and effectively, and work in positions as business analysts, systems analysts and other information technology professionals, management consultants, and operations managers. They thrive in all sectors within Canada and abroad, especially in the banking and financial services, retail and distribution, manufacturing, and services industries. Operations Management courses also teach invaluable analytical and information systems skills for any management career.
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To specialize in Operations and Supply Chain Management, enrol in three of the Required Courses (9.00 credits) and at least one the Elective Courses (3.00 credits) listed below, for a total of 12.00 credits.
- OMIS 4530 3.00 TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT
- OMIS 4550 3.00 INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
- OMIS 4560 3.00 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
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The Operations Management and Information Systems faculty come from backgrounds as varied as business, engineering, mathematics and statistics. They possess a wide variety of real-world work and consulting experiences developed across the world, and have research interests in operations management, information systems, and operational research.
The excellence of their scholarship has been recognized by extensive publication in prestigious journals, numerous awards and honours, and translations of their works into several languages.
Selected faculty members
M. Johnny Rungtusanatham
Canada Research Chair in Supply Chain Management (Tier 1); Professor of Operations Management and Information SystemsView profile
Associate Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems; York Research Chair in Managing AI-Driven Technologies in Health CareView profile
Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems; Program Director, Master of Supply Chain ManagementView profile
Assistant Professor of Operations Management and Information SystemsView profile
Henry M. Kim
Area Coordinator, Operations Management and Information Systems; Associate Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems; Co-Director, BlockchainLabView profile
Associate Professor of Operations Management and Information SystemsView profile
Julian Scott Yeomans
Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems; Director, Master of Business Analytics; Director, Master of Management in Artificial IntelligenceView profile
Professor of Operations Management & Information SystemsView profile
Program Director, MBA in Technology Leadership; Associate Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems; Special Advisor, AI & Business AnalyticsView profile
Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems; CPA Ontario Chair in International Entrepreneurship; Co-director of Entrepreneurial StudiesView profile
Ronald J. McClean
Professor Emeritus of Operations Management and Information SystemsView profile