Operations Management and Supervision

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About this program

A program that prepares individuals to manage and direct the physical and/or technical functions of a firm or organization, particularly those relating to development, production, and manufacturing. Includes instruction in principles of general management, manufacturing and production systems, plant management, equipment maintenance management, production control, industrial labor relations and skilled trades supervision, strategic manufacturing policy, systems analysis, productivity analysis and cost control, and materials planning.

Career Opportunities

Supervisors Of Production And Operating Workers

directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators. Excludes team or work leaders.
$66800
No degree required
Personality Match

Mechanics Supervisors

directly supervise and coordinate the activities of mechanics, installers, and repairers. May also advise customers on recommended services. Excludes team or work leaders.
$73100
No degree required
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Business Professors

teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$107270
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


Logisticians

analyze and coordinate the ongoing logistical functions of a firm or organization. Responsible for the entire life cycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery, and final disposal of resources.
$79830
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Construction Managers

Teresa Oquendo from AVIVV, a professional services engineering firm in San Diego serving the utility and energy sector
Matthew E. Bero from Graycor Industrial Constructors Inc.
10 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
$107260
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

IT Managers

Jules Tan from
1 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
$161730
Bachelor's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


Industrial Production Managers

Floris Wardenier from 3devo
Lisa C. from WellPCB
Luke Smoothy from Get It Made
3 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
$118190
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match


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