Jose Noguera
Management, Manufacturing, Transportation and Logistics
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Course Alignments

Operations Management (Business 300) Review Rubric


This course provides students with concepts, techniques and tools to design, analyze, and improve core operational capabilities, and apply them to a broad range of application domains and industries. It emphasizes the effect of uncertainty in decision-making, as well as the interplay between high-level financial objectives and operational capabilities. Topics covered include production control, risk pooling, quality management, process design, and revenue management. Also included are case studies, guest lectures, and simulation games which demonstrate central concepts.


The text covers all areas and ideas of the subject appropriately and provides an effective index and/or glossary.

The text covers relevant areas of business operations and complements learning with a number of activities and assessment tools. A number of activities & assignments are provided to support reading materials. Some topics such as project management, forecasting, and supply chain could be enhanced.

Content Accuracy

Content is accurate, error-free and unbiased.

Based on my review of materials, the content is accurate, free-of errors.

Relevance Longevity

Content is up-to-date, but not in a way that will quickly make the text obsolete within a short period of time. The text is written and/or arranged in such a way that necessary updates will be relatively easy and straightforward to implement.

The content needs to be updated as well as other resources needed such as cases, videos. However, the current content and techniques are still relevant to operations management learners.



The text is written in lucid, accessible prose, and provides adequate context for any jargon/technical terminology used.

The text is clear and provides ease to read materials and examples.


The text is internally consistent in terms of terminology and framework.

The courseware materials are internatlly consistent.


The text is easily and readily divisible into smaller reading sections that can be assigned at different points within the course (i.e., enormous blocks of text without subheadings should be avoided). The text should not be overly self-referential, and should be easily reorganized and realigned with various subunits of a course without presenting much disruption to the reader.

The materials are grouped in units of ease to navigate and read. Each unit has activities and assignments, readings, videos, and assessments.

Organization Structure Flow

The topics in the text are presented in a logical, clear fashion.

The topics of the course are well organized and structured in a logical process.


The text is free of significant interface issues, including navigation problems, distortion of images/charts, and any other display features that may distract or confuse the reader.

Navigation through the course units is ease as well as access tohyperlinks.

Grammatical Errors

The text contains no grammatical errors.

The content of the units contain not grammatical errors.

Cultural Relevance

The text is not culturally insensitive or offensive in any way. It should make use of examples that are inclusive of a variety of races, ethnicities, and backgrounds.

The courseware materials and videos is inclusive of a variety of races, ethnicities, and backgrounds.