Instructor’s Information:

Dr. Saima Batool, Associate Professor

Department of Business Administration


Class & Timings:


Lecture timing



10:00 -10:50

LR 8


11:00 - 12:50

LR  7 & 1


Consultancy Hours:

Monday (3:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.)

Tuesday: (3:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.)

Thursday (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)

Course Prerequisite:



Course Philosophy:

The study of Operations Management will give you information on why some things work and some things do not work. It will also provide you with modalities to implement in your own style. In essence the student of Operations Management learns the evolution of management.

Course Description/Objective

This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the foundations of the operations function in both manufacturing and services. The course will analyze operations from both the strategic and operational perspectives and highlight the competitive advantages that operations can provide for the organization. The goal of the course is to help students become effective managers in today’s competitive, global environment. The course will examine operations as a competitive weapon, demand forecasting, supply-chain management, aggregate planning, inventory systems, just in-time systems and material requirements planning.