Scranton, PA (PRWEB) December 12, 2009
The efficient sourcing, production, and distribution of products and services is one of the most critical functions of business. In recognition of its importance, The University of Scranton has added an Operations Management specialization to its online Master of Business Administration program.
The Operations Management specialization will appeal to prospective students who are currently employed, or are aspiring to positions in areas such as supply chain management, purchasing and logistics, production planning and scheduling, quality assurance, and project management. The specialization addresses the complex tasks involved in the coordination of personnel, resources, and information across multiple organizational levels.
Students will study operations management against the background of the comprehensive and interdisciplinary set of business competencies offered in the MBA core curriculum. The program incorporates the most up-to-date business practices and real-world scenarios into a framework of practical and socially responsible approaches to problem-solving.
The online MBA from The University of Scranton will enhance your career prospects by providing you with the knowledge, expertise, and the technical and managerial skills necessary for proactive leadership in today’s business world. The University’s Kania School of Management is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), one of only 7 percent of business-degree-granting educational institutions around the world to hold that distinction. The University is also ranked among the “Best Business Schools” in the U.S. by The Princeton Review.
Online students earn the same prestigious degree credential as students taking the program on campus. The convenience and flexibility of the online format allows busy professionals to pursue a degree and ultimately advance their careers while continuing to work. Online students have 24/7 access to coursework and the advantage of discussing assignments and issues with a geographically diverse student body.
About the University of Scranton
A 121-year-old institution, The University of Scranton follows the Jesuit tradition of scholarly excellence and dedication to freedom of inquiry and personal development. For the past 16 years U.S. News & World Report has ranked Scranton one of the ten best master’s universities in the north, while the Princeton Review has named the university one of its best colleges for the past eight years.
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