Operations Management


The discipline of Operations Management is an area of management concerned with overseeing, designing, and controlling the process of production and redesigning business operations in the production of goods or services. It involves the responsibility of ensuring that business operations are efficient in terms of resource use, and effective in terms of meeting customer requirements. It is concerned with managing the process that converts inputs (raw materials, labor and energy) into outputs (goods and/or services). Important business concepts concerning Project Management, Total Quality Management, Production and Supply Chain Management will be highlighted from various angles and perspectives. For more information visit our website: http://www.projectmanagement.UGent.be

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Courses related to this subject

Students are required to follow all courses from the list mentioned below.

More information (content, teaching methods, etc.) can be found in the study guide.

  • Advanced Production Management
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Simulation Modelling and Analysis
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Decision Making for Business

3 reasons to choose operations management

  1. Interdisciplinary program (engineering, entrepreneurship, technology, IT, business economics) with focus on business analytics
  2. Balance between fundamental theory and case studies in operations management (hands-on teaching)
  3. Profound knowledge on decision analytics