2020-2021 Catalog (Current)

Manufacturing Operations Management

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Business

Program Requirements

Manufacturing Operations Management, Certificate Program Checksheet


  • Certificate Courses and Elective Courses
  • Admission Requirements
  • Graduation Requirements

Why Choose the Manufacturing Operations Management Certificate?

The certificate in Manufacturing Operations Management is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the principles involved in developing and managing a process from input through finished product including quality control.

Career Opportunities

Operations individuals work with the business activities that include planning/scheduling, manufacturing, purchasing, supply chain, and other internal related processes. Operations managers typically possess good communication, technical, and organizational skills, leadership ability, a good work ethic, and are high energy. An operations manager replicates an efficient and effective process from one part of the business and implements it in other pertinent areas. They create and support working teams by providing appropriate resources to accomplish specific tasks. The focus is on solving issues to ensure that the processes flow smoothly, resulting in delivering high quality goods or services to the customer. Individuals who acquire the Manufacturing Operations Management certificate are equipped for the following potential occupations: Operations Supervisor/Manager, Plant Manager, Purchasing Specialist/Supervisor, and Quality Supervisor/Manager.

More Information

Management Department
119 South Street/BUS 212
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2284
Phone: 231-591-2427

Required Courses
Credit Hours
Lean Manufacturing
Quality-Operations Mgmt
Choose one of the following:
Production Processes
Intro to Indust Engineering
Managerial Leadership
Minimum credit hours required: