Systems and Operations Management

Welcome to the Department of Systems and Operations Management

To assist in our campus repopulation efforts, the Systems and Operations Management Department (Bookstein Hall 3121) will be open to assist you in person during selected dates.

Fall 2021 - Monday, August 23 to Wednesday, December 22

Mondays and Wednesdays - Hours: 8AM to 5PM

We will continue to offer virtual services on days we are not available on campus from 8am to 5pm (except weekends and holidays). Please call us at (818) 677-2470 or email us at somsa@csun.edu (via your CSUN email address) with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Student ID
  • Detailed email of your issue/concern
  • Attach any pertinent document

We will review emails as they come in and will reply as soon as possible. 

Please continue to review the CSUN webpage for University news and our individual department web-pages for updates.

Take care.

About Systems and Operations Management...

Our programs in Business Analytics, Global Supply Chain Management, and Systems and Operations Management focus on developing skills for problem-solving, critical thinking, communication and the use of constantly changing technology. These skills are needed to deal with a variety of decisions made by managers in manufacturing, service and public organizations. These encompass strategic long-range decisions (such as product, service and process design, facility location and capacity planning), as well as operational decisions (such as project management, operations planning and scheduling, quality assurance, purchasing and inventory).

Our Information Systems Program centers on the effective use of information technology (IT) – computers and telecommunications networks – to support management decision-making and corporate strategy, in addition to providing all necessary operational level support for an organization. Including system analysis and design, information security, audit, software development, and so on. 

Careers

The option in Systems and Operations Management prepares students for rewarding careers in a variety of industries such as aerospace, electronics, automotive, health care, airlines, transportation, biotechnology, software and banking. The range of positions includes quality management, project management, operations planning and scheduling, inventory and materials management, systems analysis and design, decision support systems and supply chain management.

Information Systems  is the lifeblood of all organizations in the 21st century. Having the knowledge of both business and technology, Information Systems professionals are uniquely qualified to develop technological solutions that help businesses compete and prosper. Careers in IS/IT are among the fastest growing jobs in Los Angeles county and the nation! Information Systems career opportunities are available in a variety of industries, including: consulting, banking, education, entertainment, government, software publishing, and many others.