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Operations Management, B.B.A.

The Bachelor of Business Administration in operations management focuses on improving the performance of manufacturing and service organizations. Graduates have a solid foundation for managing areas related to forecasting demand, inventory management, process design, quality control, strategic capacity planning, and more.

Annual Michigan Job Openings

Annually in Michigan, more than 2,000 job openings exist in operations management.

National Job Growth

Operations management opportunities are projected to grow 6% in the U.S. by 2025.

Networking Opportunities with Major Corporations

GVSU's operations management students engage in networking opportunities with major corporations, leading to internship and job placements in the field.

Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

The operations management major provides a career path in both manufacturing and service organizations. Strong industry partnerships, experiential learning through real-world projects, case studies, network and consulting, and the possibility of obtaining APICS certification are some of the reasons why one should take this major.

There is secondary admission to this program.

Why Study Operations Management at Grand Valley?

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