The OTM specialization is designed to offer flexibility in coursework selection. There are four informal tracks within OTM:

Special School of Business Certificates in Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Innovation are also available.

The complete OTM curriculum for the class of 2019 – with required and elective courses – is listed below.

Year One Curriculum

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Number Course Title Credits
231-765 Data to Decisions* 2 231-765 Ethics, Integrity and Society* 1
232-765 Financial Accounting* 2 231-765 ICA* 1
233-765 Intro to Financial Management* 2 236-765 Business Strategy* 2
236-706 Leading and Working in Teams* 1 238-765 Economics for Managers* 2
237-765 Marketing Management* 2 238-765 Supply Chain Analytics
3
238-765 Operations Management*
2
OTM/Free Elective
3
232-710 Managerial Accounting 3      

Semester Credits 14
Semester Credits 12

* = Core course

Year Two Curriculum

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Course Number Course Title Credits Course Number Course Title Credits
238-751 Service Operations Management  3 OTM/Free Elective 3
238-758 Managing Tech. & Org. Change  3 OTM/Free Elective 3
238-765 Project Management  3 OTM/Free Elective 3

OTM/Free Elective  3

OTM/Free Elective  3

Semester Credits 15
Semester Credits 9
        Total Degree Credits 50

* = Core course

Electives: Students must choose three OTM Electives from the two Fall/Spring semester lists below. They must also choose an additional three OTM or Free Electives (see list of recommended electives below). The elective courses can be taken any of the last three semesters.

OTM Electives

Fall Semester, Second Year

  • OTM 765: Database Concepts for Operations Management
  • OTM 770: Sustainable Approaches to System Improvement (F2016 only) * 
  • INFO SYS 722: Computer-Based Data Management
  • INFO SYS 765: Information Security Management
  • ISyE 515: Engineering Management of Continuous Process Improvement
  • ISyE 645: Engineering Models for Supply Chains
  • MHR 722: Entrepreneurial Management # @
  • MHR 728: Bargaining, Negotiation, Dispute Settlement * (Fall/Spring)
  • MKT 710: Marketing Research
  • MKT/OTM 722: Logistics Management
  • MKT 726: Seminar in Supply Chain Management
  • RMI 650: Sustainability, Environmental and Social Risk Management * # @

* These courses qualify for the Certificate in Business, Environment and Social Responsibility
# These courses qualify for the Certificate in Entrepreneurship
@ These courses qualify for the Certificate in Strategic Innovation

Spring Semester, First or Second Year

  • COMP SCI 765: Data Visualization
  • FIN 725: Corporate Finance Theory & Practice 
  • INFO SYS 724: Analysis and Design of Computer-Based Systems 
  • ISyE 559: Patient Safety and Error Reduction in Health Care
  • ISyE 601: Introduction to Internet of Things & Application
  • ISyE 617: Health Information Systems 
  • ISyE 641: Design and Analysis of Manufacturing Systems
  • MHR 715: Strategic Management of Innovation # @
  • MHR 722: Entrepreneurial Management # @
  • MHR 738: Weinert Applied Ventures in Entrepreneurship (WAVE) Practicum # 
  • MHR 741: Technology Entrepreneurship # @
  • MHR 765: Sustainable Enterprise Management * 
  • MHR 728: Bargaining, Negotiation, Dispute Settlement * (Fall/Spring)
  • MKT 724: Strategic Global Sourcing (offered going forward)
  • MKT 727: Enterprise Systems and Supply Chain Management 
  • MKT 737: Developing Breakthrough New Products: A Practicum # @
  • OTM 654: Production Planning and Control 
  • OTM 753: Healthcare Operations Management
  • PHS/ISyE 875: Assessment of Medical Technologies

* These courses qualify for the Certificate in Business, Environment and Social Responsibility
# These courses qualify for the Certificate in Entrepreneurship
@ These courses qualify for the Certificate in Strategic Innovation

Recommended Free Electives

Choose three or more; can be taken any of the last three semesters

  • ACCT 603: Financial Statements Analysis (Fall)
  • ACCT 771: Strategic Cost Management and Performance Measurement (Spring)
  • ECON 548: Healthcare Economics (Fall)
  • FIN 727: Raising Capital and Financing the Firm (Spring) 
  • FIN 757: Entrepreneurial Finance # (Spring)
  • GB 701: Managing the Legal Risks * # @ (Spring)
  • MHR 734: Venture Creation # (Fall)
  • PHS 785: Health Systems, Management and Policies (Spring)

* These courses qualify for the Certificate in Business, Environment and Social Responsibility 
# These courses qualify for the Certificate in Entrepreneurship
@ These courses qualify for the Certificate in Strategic Innovation