Free Online Operations Management Courses from Top Universities

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Operations management courses are offered online for free by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Open University. Interested individuals can learn about this area of study at their own pace.
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Free Operations Management Courses

Operations management courses are offered for free online from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology or Open University. Students can download courses as an eBook or entire course materials from these websites listed below.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

MIT makes freely available to the public these listed courses on operations management. Choose from operations strategy or a seminar in operations management, among other topics.

Open University

Open University offers classes in online operations management for free. These courses center around advanced topics of theory and technology for operations managers to consider.

Free Online Operations Management Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Operations Management course from MIT Graduate Text/lecture notes Yes No Yes
The Theory of Operations Management course from MIT Graduate Text/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Seminar in Operations Management course from MIT Graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Introduction to Operations Management course from MIT Graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Operations Strategy course from MIT Graduate Textbook/lecture notes Yes No Yes
Proseminar in Manufacturing course from MIT Graduate Projects Yes No Yes
Operations, Technology and Stakeholder Value course from Open University Advanced Text Yes No Yes
Understanding Operations Management course from Open University Advanced Text Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Ashford University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA - Project Management
      • MBA - Human Resources Management
      • M.A. - Organizational Management: Human Resources Management
      • M.A. - Organizational Management: Supply Chain Management
      • M.A. - Organizational Management: Organizational Leadership
      • M.A. - Organizational Management
    Bachelor's
      • B.A. - Operations Management and Analysis
      • B.A. - Human Resources Management
      • B.A. - Organizational Management
      • B.A. - Project Management
      • B.A. - Business Admin
      • BA/Sports and Recreation Management - Project Management
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Colorado Technical University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Management - Global Leadership (Executive Format)
      • Doctor of Management (DM) - General Concentration (Executive Format)
      • Doctorate: Management - Organizational Development and Change
      • Doctor of Management - Project Management
      • Doctor - Management - Nonprofit Leadership
    Master's
      • MBA: Operations Management
      • MBA: Project Management
      • Master: Management - Project Management
      • Master of Business Admin
      • Master: Management
      • Master of Business Admin - Entrepreneurship
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: Project Management
      • BS - Business Administration - Management
      • BS - Business Administration - Project Management
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Organizational Behavior
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Business Development
      • BS - Business Administration - General
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science in Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Accounting and Project Management
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Business Mgmt & Project Mgmt.
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Project/Technology Management
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Project Management
      • MBA Dual Concentration: HR & Project Mgmt.
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Business Management: Business Admin Concentration
      • B.S. - Business Management With No Concentration
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science - Business Management
      • Associate of Science - Business Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Management
      • MS - Organizational Leadership
      • Master of Project Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Business Management
      • BS - Organizational Leadership
      • BS - Project Management
      • Undergraduate Specialization - Small Business and Entrepreneurship
    Certificate
      • Undergraduate Certificate - Project Management
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Project Management
      • PhD in Business Admin - Project Management
      • Doctor of Business Admin - General Business
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Management
      • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology - Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship
      • PhD-TIM - IT Project Management
    Master's
      • MBA - Project Management
      • Master of Business Admin - General Business
      • Master of Business Admin - Accelerated General MBA
      • Master of Business Administration - Strategic Management
      • MBA - Management
      • MBA - Management Information Systems
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA - Management
    Master's
      • MBA and MS in Leadership (Dual Degree)
      • MBA: Leadership
      • MS in Leadership
      • M.B.A. with an Emphasis in Project Management
      • Master of Science in Business Analytics
      • MBA
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
      • BS in Applied Management
      • BS in Entrepreneurial Studies
      • Bachelor of Science in Applied Business Analytics
      • BS in Business Admin.
  • Online Programs Available
    7. American InterContinental University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Admin: Operations Management
      • Master of Business Admin: Project Management
      • Master of Business Admin: Management
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Business Admin: Project Management
      • Bachelor of Business Admin: Operations Management
      • Bachelor of Business Admin: Management
      • Bachelor of Business Administration - Generalist
    Associate's
      • Associate of Arts in Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Law - Business
      • Master of Business Administration - General Management
      • Master of Business Administration - Innovation Management
      • Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management
      • Master of Arts in Not-for-Profit Leadership
      • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Not-for-Profit Management
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Applied Science in Management and Leadership
      • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies
      • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Business
      • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Self-Designed
      • Bachelor of Science in Business
      • Bachelor of Science in Business - General Management
  • Campus and Online Programs
    9. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. - Entertainment Business
      • M.S. - Internet Marketing
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Music Business
      • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media
  • Online Programs Available
    10. University of the Rockies

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Ph.D. in Organizational Development & Leadership - Innovation & Entrepreneurship
    Master's
      • M.A. in Organizational Development & Leadership - Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Ashford University

  • MBA - Project Management
  • MBA - Human Resources Management
  • B.A. - Operations Management and Analysis
  • B.A. - Human Resources Management

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Colorado Technical University

  • Doctor of Management - Global Leadership (Executive Format)
  • MBA: Operations Management
  • Bachelor: Project Management
  • Associate of Science in Business Administration

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Herzing University

  • MBA
  • B.S. - Business Management: Business Admin Concentration
  • Associate of Science - Business Management

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Colorado State University Global

  • MS - Management
  • BS - Business Management
  • Undergraduate Certificate - Project Management

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Northcentral University

  • Doctor of Business Admin - Project Management
  • PhD in Business Admin - Project Management
  • MBA - Project Management
  • Master of Business Admin - General Business

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Grand Canyon University

  • DBA - Management
  • MBA and MS in Leadership (Dual Degree)
  • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education

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American InterContinental University

  • Master of Business Admin: Operations Management
  • Bachelor of Business Admin: Project Management
  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration

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Regent University

  • Master of Arts in Law - Business
  • Master of Business Administration - General Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Management and Leadership
  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies

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