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Operations Management Certificate

Operations Management Certificate

NC State’s Operations Management Certificate program allows students to complete a series of coordinated courses in a shorter period of time than an associate degree. Students in associate degree programs may benefit from adding a certificate to their areas of expertise. A minimum of a 2.00 grade-point average must be obtained for all required courses in order to receive a certificate.

This certificate is eligible for federal financial aid.

Upon successful completion of a certificate program, a Certificate Request form must be completed in the Student Records Office in order to receive a certificate.

  • Students Graduating on Time

    N/A*Title IV students complete the program within 1 year
    *Fewer than 10 students enrolled in this program. This number has been withheld to protect the confidentiality of the students.

    Program Costs*

    Cost: $2,328
    Description: for in-state tuition and fees
    : No
    : No
    Cost: $5,028
    Description: for out-of-state tuition and fees
    : No
    : No
    Cost: $962
    Description: for books and supplies
    : No
    : No

    The typical graduate leaves with

    N/A*in debt
    *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

    The typical monthly loan payment

    N/A*per month in student loans
    N/A*interest rate
    *Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

    Graduates who got jobs

    N/A%*of program graduates who got jobs according to the accreditor job placement rate

    Program graduates are employed in the following fields:

    Licensure Requirements

    The following do not have licensure requirements for this profession:

    Ohio

    Date Created 3/20/2018 These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education

Required Courses

Courses

ACCT 1010 - Financial Accounting

This is an introductory course of study in financial accounting and financial reporting for business entities. (TAG# OBU010)

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 4

BUSM 1010 - Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship

In this course the student is exposed to a broad view of the business enterprise. Special emphasis is placed upon the role and importance of entrepreneurship and small-business management. The student will gain insight into the necessity and mutual interdependence of such key business functions as management, human resources, operations and quality, marketing, accounting, and finance. Additionally, the topics of globalization and economics are introduced. Throughout this course, the student will gain extensive experience in problem solving by means of applying basic business math skills to typical business scenarios.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Required Prerequisite Course: ENGL 0040, (minimum grade of C-), or qualifying placement test score

BUSM 1030 - Supervision

This course is an introduction to the supervisor's role in management. Challenges for supervisors include: planning and problem solving; organizing, staffing, training; leading; and working with individuals and teams along with controlling costs and improving results. Supervision provides a basic understanding of the new role requirements in business organizations. A strong focus of this class is application of sound supervisory principals through role-plays and hands-on practice with real-world scenarios.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Required Prerequisite Course: ENGL 0040 (minimum grade of C-), or qualifying placement test score

BUSM 1050 - Management

A study of the principles and practices relating to the successful management of modern business. Topics include planning, organizing, designing, and decision making. Ethics and organizational change are also covered. Cases are used to provide practice in the application of management concepts.Textbook(s) Title:  Principles of ManagementAuthors: Bauer, Erdogan, Short Copyright Year: 2018 Edition: Version 4.0 ISBN: 9781453392096Workbook(s) and/or Lab Manual:   None Outcomes Assessments – How it is met& When it is met Management Fundamentals:  Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental concepts and principles for managing organizations and employees. Exams; Homework; Participation; Presentation; Case Studies; Research Paper.Introduction of fundamental concepts and history outcomes in week 1 and then more extensive treatment of major topics in subsequent weeks throughout the semester. Groups and Teams:  Demonstrate knowledge of individual and group behavior, as well as the functioning of work teams. Exams; Homework; Participation; Presentation; Case Studies; Research Paper.Groups and Team outcomes met in Week 11.  Note communication treated separately in Week 12. Decision Making and Ethics:  Illustrate an awareness of factors that influence individual and group decision-making processes for managers and organizations. Exams; Homework; Participation; Presentation; Case Studies; Research Paper.Decision making outcomes met in Week 2.  Social Responsibility and Ethics outcomes met in Week 6. Motivation and Engagement:  Describe the major theories of motivation and apply them to work situations. Exams; Homework; Participation; Presentation; Case Studies; Research Paper.Outcomes met in Week 13. Structure and Design:  Understand the relationship of organizational structure and design to complement the organization's strategy and its industry Exams; Homework; Participation; Presentation; Case Studies; Research Paper.Outcomes met in Week 10. Planning Change and Innovation:  Describe the techniques for leading change and innovation. Exams; Homework; Participation; Presentation; Case Studies; Research Paper.Outcomes met in Week 7. Human Resource Management:  Demonstrate knowledge of human capital management practices including talent acquisition, performance management, and talent development Exams; Homework; Participation; Presentation; Case Studies; Research Paper.Outcomes met in Week 11. Leadership:  Demonstrate knowledge of leadership theories and the impact leaders have on organizations. Exams; Homework; Participation; Presentation; Case Studies; Research Paper.  Outcomes met in Week 14. Organizational Culture:  Demonstrate an understanding of the nature and components of organizational culture, as well as an understanding of how culture can impact individual, group, and organizational performance. Exams; Homework; Participation; Presentation; Case Studies; Research Paper.  Outcomes met in Week 3.  Note Communication treated separately in Week 12 and Strategy treated separately in Week 9. Individual Differences:  Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of individual differences, diversity, and related behavioral issues in the workplace, as well as how they impact organizational performance. Exams; Homework; Participation; Presentation; Case Studies; Research Paper.  Outcomes met in Week 5.*Outcomes derived from TAG #OBU012M.          Topical Timeline (subject to change):Week 1               Overview of Management and Management HistoryWeek 2               Decision MakingWeek 3               The External Environment and Organizational CultureWeek 4               Managing in a Global EnvironmentWeek 5               Managing DiversityWeek 6               Social Responsibility and EthicsWeek 7               Managing Change and InnovationWeek 8               Planning Work ActivitiesWeek 9               Managing StrategyWeek 10             Designing Organizational StructuresWeek 11             Managing Human ResourcesWeek 11             Creating and Managing TeamsWeek 12             Managing CommunicationWeek 13             Understanding Individual BehaviorWeek 13             Motivating EmployeesWeek 14             LeadershipWeek 15             Monitoring and ControllingReading, questions, cases and discussions may center on the chapters of the text.N.           Course Assignments:Assigned readings from the text Case study preparation aligned with major themes of the course Management Definition external research paper Collaborative group projects and exercises Homework Class Participation Presentations Exams

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Required Prerequisite Course: Take BUSM 1010  or completion of 22 semester credit hours.

BUSM 1270 - Quality

Quality improvement is recognized as an essential function in any successful organization. Leading corporations have demonstrated that improved quality raises profits, reduces costs, and provides competitive advantage. This course will explore the foundations of quality, tools and methods for analytic study, and administrative systems for quality management.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

BUSM 2090 - Logistics

This course explores the essential nature and strategic role of logistical operations for the American business enterprise. Included will be the design and control of the flow of goods, services and personnel to its destination and management of the flow with the supply chain. Focus will include inventory, warehousing, packaging, environmental concerns, and transportation modes. Special attention will be given to the global and web-based context for logistical decision-making.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

CISS 1220 - Microsoft Excel

This course is an introductory course in spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for Windows. Through a series of hands-on exercises, the student will create, edit, format, and print worksheets. Topics include: creating, saving, retrieving, formatting, editing, printing, creating formulas, using functions, naming cells and ranges, creating tables, creating charts, defining range names, validating data, sorting and filtering data, maintaining file organization, and using templates. Semesters available: Day - F, Sp, Su Evening - F, Sp, Su

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Required Prerequisite Course: Take CISS 1020;

Total Credit Hours: 18