Carnegie Mellon University

MBA Operations Management Concentration

Operations Management is concerned with planning, organizing, and supervising the design, development, and delivery of products and services. It provides conceptual frameworks and analytical tools to optimize key decisions in designing and managing operational processes.

With a broad variety of electives available, students explore operations topics such as:

  • Demand management and price optimization
  • Supply chain management
  • Risk analytics
  • Operations strategy
  • Sustainable operations
  • Real options
  • Service management
  • Six sigma tools and techniques

Operations Management Curriculum

Some of the courses in the Operations Management concentration include Service ManagementSupply Chain Management, and Operations Strategy.

Each year, 20 of the most elite business schools from around the world meet at the Tepper School to participate in the nation’s capstone MBA Operations case competition.