David Eccles School of Business


Operations and Information Systems

B.S. in Operations Management

Program Purpose

To provide students with an understanding of principles of the operations of a business, including process management and improvement and supply chain management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Expanded knowledge – A thorough understanding and critical analysis of the functional areas of business combined with an appreciation of the wisdom gained by studying a broad range of academic disciplines and by interacting with a diverse student body and faculty.
  • Effective communication – An ability to write and speak clearly and to work within group settings in order to effectively accomplish personal and professional goals
  • Professional integrity – Guidance on the importance of values and ethics in business, which, in turn, helps students develop their own sense of professional integrity.
  • Global perspective – An understanding of the economic and social implications of doing business globally.
  • E-business savvy – A foundation in the business of technology and an ability to use technology for knowledge and analysis.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit – A provision of the right mix of traditional classroom experience and new venture idealism applied to small and large corporate settings.