Introduction

Key value Driver for Global Competitivenes

In today's fast paced business environment, a precise seamless operation is the key to gain an advantage over competition and achieve operational perfection. An ideal blend of technically trained personnel, farsighted management practices, and leading-edge knowledge empowers the organization with an extra edge over their domestic and international contemporaries. A rock solid knowledge of operations management is the competitive weapon for organizations that aspire to succeed in today's competitive market.


Operations Management (OM) is a specialized and emerging body of knowledge that facilitates the process of value delivery by improving productivity, quality, cost and supply chain cycle times and providing a broad array of high quality products and services.


Be it the manufacturing, retail or services sectors such as IT, finance, logistics, transportation, health care or public utility or educational, the service delivery pipelines must be carefully designed, resourced and managed effectively and efficiently.The effectiveness of the system is determined by the success with which various subsystems and components interact with each other and with the environment in which the organization operates. At the heart of successful management is the ability to draw upon the resources of many disciplines and integrate relevant principles and background information in order to define and analyze a problem. Once defined, the manager must identify alternative possible solutions, evaluate these in terms of the broader goals and values of the organization, implement the apparently dominant solution, and finally, assess the actual consequences of the solution for the effectiveness of the organization.


The SIOM Operations Management specialization empowers each engineer with sharp engineering and scientific capabilities along with smart business management disciplines. The students are dressed to tackle planning, development, and implementation tribulations that their organization might confront. The curriculum deals with topics such as supply chain management, project management, technology management, modeling dynamic systems, and quality management.


Efficient Operations Management brings value to organizations in terms of Providing value to customers through better product and process design, quality assurance during creation process, and overall optimal resource utilization. It enamels the organization to compete with time (delivery speed and on-time delivery promise), product variety, and volume variety. Briefly, SIOM is an Institute that is dedicated to the creation of operation managers who are proficient at improving an organization's operational performance by minimizing 'defects' in the manufacturing and service-related processes. Inspired by the motto of the institution, engineers who step out of the SIOM portals and stride into the corporate world, prove to be prized assets for modern day organizations.


Orientation and pedagogy

SIOM is an Institute that is dedicated to the creation of operation managers who are proficient at improving an organization's operational performance by minimizing 'defects' in the manufacturing and service-related processes. The engineers are equipped with the latest of capabilities, tools, techniques and analytical acumen to successfully take over issues once they stride into the corporate world, proving to be prized assets for modern day organizations.


The Operations management course at SIOM is delivered with a right blend of pre reading, in-class instruction, post readings and relevant assignments to enhance learning. Industry Interaction is an integral part of the pedagogy where in industry speakers are a regular feature throughout the course aligned with important topics. Simulations, online assessments and Class room presentations are also incorporated as evaluation components to ensure academic rigor. Live projects as continuous learning, Internships after 2 semesters and six sigma projects at the end of the fourth that is last semester are part of action learning designed to give participants chance to put management theories into real business problems.


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