IMBA Open Class- Operations Management

Location : Xuhui Campus, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

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Open Class Topic: Operations Management

Lecturer: Professor Vinod SINGHAL

Time: 8:30 a.m. on April.6, 2016

Venue: Xuhui Campus, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Reservation: Please click "Join Us" above or scan the QR code below (valid for foreign applicants only)

Tel: 86-21-52302513

E-mail: askmba@sjtu.edu.cn

Lecturer Background

Vinod Singhal is a Professor of Operations Management at the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Institute of Technology. He is the Area Coordinator of Operations Management, and the Associate Director for the Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies, an industry center funded by the Sloan Foundation.

Prior to joining Georgia Tech in 1989, he worked for three years as a Senior Research Scientist at General Motors Research Labs.

Vinod’s teaching interests include operations strategy, total quality management, supply chain management, management science, and decision analysis. His research has focused on the impact of operating decisions on accounting and stock market based performance measures.

His research has been supported through grants from the US Department of Labor, National Science Foundation, the American Society of Quality, and the Sloan Foundation. He has published extensively in academic and practitioner publications and presented his research at many practitioner conferences and universities. His research has been extensively cited in the media including Business Week, The Economist, Fortune, Smart Money, CFO Europe, Financial Times and Daily Telegraph..

Vinod is a departmental editor of Production and Operations Management, Associate Editor of Management Science andManufacturing and Service Operations Management, and member of the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions, and Quality Management Journal. He has served on the Board of Examiners of the Georgia Oglethorpe Award, Bell South’s President Quality Award, and the Baldrige Board of Examiners.


Course Description

This course will provide participants with the opportunity to examine the major functions, the problems involved, the analytical tools available, and the recent developments in operations and supply chain management. After completing this course, the participants are expected to understand the importance of operations management the interactions between operations and other functional areas, the decisions involved, and the tools that could be employed to improve company’s competitiveness.

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