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Operations Management

Our Strength: Our Program

The Rotman PhD Program in Operations Management is designed to prepare students for academic and research careers in universities and industry. Our faculty includes PhDs from Columbia, Indiana, John Hopkins, MIT, and Stanford, and their interests include Supply Chain Management and Logistics, OM in Services, Inventory Management, Call Centre Management, OM/Marketing Interface, and other areas.

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Strengths of the Program

Operations Management involves the study of management concerns related to the design, decision-making, and implementation of operating systems. The Rotman PhD Program in Operations Management is designed to prepare students for academic and research careers in universities and industry.

PhD Students

Admission to the Program

Operations Management is looking for students with a degrees in engineering, mathematics, computer science, natural sciences or business. Admissions are highly competitive and are based on transcripts, letters of reference, and standardized test scores.

PhD Class

PhD Courses

Operations Management offers courses providing an in-depth analysis of a variety of topics, including; theory of production planning and control, inventory theory, logistics, modelling service operations, and facility location.

PhD Students

Program Structure and Requirements

The PhD program in Operations Management is a strenuous academic exercise, providing effective training for an academic career. Our program includes required courses, a research project, comprehensive examinations and a final dissertation.

PhD Students

Current PhD Students

Meet the current students in the Operations Management area at the Rotman School, and get a glimpse into how they are pushing the boundaries of research and knowledge in this exciting field.

Joseph Milner

Faculty

The Operations Management faculty at the Rotman School includes PhDs from Columbia, Indiana, John Hopkins, MIT, and Stanford, and their interests cover such areas as supply chain management and logistics, OM in services, inventory management, call centre management and OM/marketing interface.

Dmitry Krass Andrew Ching

Faculty by Research Focus

As a PhD student you will work closely with faculty that share your research interests, are working on similar areas, or can provide a new perspective. Here find out what our faculty members are currently working on.

graduates

Where are They Now?

Operations Management has had many graduates over the years and we are very proud of the accomplishments they have made in their careers. Here see where our graduates from the last 10 years have gone.

Contact UsHave questions about the PhD in Operations Management and Statistics?

Area Coordinator

Joseph Milner
Associate Professor of Operations Management and Statistics 
Phone: 416-978-5552
E-mail: Joseph.Milner@rotman.utoronto.ca

PhD Coordinator

Ming Hu
Associate Professor of Operations Management
Phone: 416-946-5207
E-mail: Ming.Hu@Rotman.Utoronto.Ca