Operations Management

Operations Management

Define operations management, make operational decisions, and improve operations continuously.

Talent Quest
Updated Jul 07, 2020

Today’s marketplace is fast-paced and ultra-competitive. Operations departments should be the same. They can’t afford to be wasteful, slow, or out of touch with their customers’ needs if they hope to compete and thrive. In order to achieve and maintain a competitive edge in the global economy and maximize corporate profits, successful operations management systems need to be engineered to quickly respond to customer’s requests, promptly adapt to new processes and product requirements, and rapidly embrace new technologies. No wonder Forbes magazine reports that 75% of CEOs come from an operations background. Having a comprehensive understanding of how an organization works is a leadership advantage.


0.25 hours, Continuing Education Units (CEU) from the HR Certificate Institute (HRCI)

0.25 hours, Continuing Education Units (CEU) from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)