Operations roles are essential to business success — after all, they're the leaders who help transform ideas into outcomes. Michigan Ross offers plenty of ways for you to learn more about this career track and determine if it's right for you.
Throughout your BBA experience, you can turn to a career coach who specializes in helping students prepare for and find roles in the field of operations. You can also connect with peer coaches on similar career tracks. Our Career Development Office (CDO) offers personal and career exploration resources, job search coaching, interview preparation specific to operations roles, and job negotiation training, among other resources.
Consulting, Human Capital & Operations Career Coach
Collaborate with academic and peer advisors to develop an individualized course plan to help you meet your academic and career goals. Identify courses and opportunities at Michigan Ross and across U-M that will stretch your skills and help prepare you for success. Examples of elective courses that students interested in operations may want to consider are included below.
Experience what it's like to manage operations at a real organization. Through your Capstone Multidisciplinary Action Projects (MAP) course, you'll work directly with an organization to apply the operations concepts you've learned in the classroom to an actual corporate challenge.
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If you think a career in operations could be in your future, consider our Master of Supply Chain Management. This immersive, one-year program prepares students for all facets of operations and supply chain management, and includes a consulting project with a real corporation.