OPT395 - Operations Management II

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Subject Title
Operations Management II

Subject Description

This course covers Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) standards in areas including: integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk and procurement management.  Project Management ensures the success of key deliverables including new products and services along with accompanying infrastructure.  Students learn to manage the development and implementation of a project and the required skill set to successfully meet these responsibilities.  Theory is supported by hands-on practice with the project management software, tools and techniques involved in operations management.

Credit Status

One credit course towards the Honours Bachelor of Commerce-Marketing (BMRK)

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:


1. Describe the significance of project alignment with organizational strategic plans.

2. Define measurable project goals.

3. Identify the processes and activities required to manage projects, project teams and stakeholders.

4. Dissect the various components of a project scope to meet project deliverables.

5. Design control and monitoring plans for resource management, change management, issue management and risk management.

6. Adhere to PMBOK standards to manage key project areas including cost, schedule, human resources, communication and procurement.

7. Examine best practices that support large-scale, multi-national or virtual team projects.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.