Career Outlook - Operations Management
- Procurement, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management are some of the fastest growing fields nationwide.
- While many companies are hiring in these areas, they report that they are having a hard time finding qualified candidates. (“ Supply Chain Management: The Next Big Thing?”, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Sept. 2011)
- Operations Research Analysts are ranked #5 in the Best Business Jobs in 2021 by US News and World Report.
- Business Operations Managers are ranked #11 in the Best Business Jobs in 2021 and #21 in Best Paying Jobs in 2021 by US News and World Report.
Existing Professions Benefiting from Skills in Operations Management
- Procurement managers
- Logistics managers
- Quality assurance managers
- Inventory managers
- Project managers
- Process improvement analysts
- Supply chain managers
- Lean operations consultants