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. Southern New Hampshire University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • International MBA in Operations/Supply Chain Management
      • MBA in Operation & Supply Management
      • MS in Operations & Project Management
      • MS in Management
      • MBA
      • MBA in Project Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Operations Management
      • BS in Business Studies Operations & Project Management
      • BS in Business Studies - Small Business Mgt
      • BS in Business Admin - Small Business Mgt
      • BS in Operations Management / Project Management concentration
      • BS Business Administration w/conc in Nonprofit Mgt
    Associate's
      • AS in Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    2. 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
    3. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA: Project Management
      • Master: Management/Project Mgmt
      • M.S. in Management
      • Master : Business Admin
      • MBA: Health Care Management
    Bachelor's
      • BSBA - Supply Chain Management and Logistics
      • BBA: Project Management
      • Bachelor of Business Admin
      • BSBA - Investment
    Associate's
      • Associate: Business Admin.
      • AASBA in Small Business Management
      • AASBA in Health Club Operations
      • AASBA -Entrepreneurship
    Certificate
      • Executive Leader Graduate Certificate
  • Campus and Online Programs
    4. 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
    5. 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
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Johns Hopkins University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Museum Studies and Certificate in Nonprofit Management Dual Degree
      • Master of Science in Government Analytics
    Certificate
      • Certificate in Nonprofit Management
  • Online Programs Available
    7. 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 of Management - Nonprofit Leadership (Executive Format)
    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
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Management
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Project Management
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Organizational Behavior
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Business Development
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - General
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science in Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    8. 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
  • Campus and Online Programs
    9. Virginia College

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • Associate's - Business Admin
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Penn Foster Career School

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Certificate - Business Management Essentials
      • Career Diploma: Small Business Management

Featured Schools

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

Southern New Hampshire University

  • International MBA in Operations/Supply Chain Management
  • BS in Operations Management
  • AS in Business Administration

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Ashford University

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

What is your highest level of education?

Kaplan University

  • MBA: Project Management
  • BSBA - Supply Chain Management and Logistics
  • Associate: Business Admin.
  • Executive Leader Graduate Certificate

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Full Sail University

  • M.S. - Entertainment Business
  • M.S. - Internet Marketing
  • B.S. - Music Business
  • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media

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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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Johns Hopkins University

  • Master of Arts in Museum Studies and Certificate in Nonprofit Management Dual Degree
  • Master of Science in Government Analytics
  • Certificate in Nonprofit Management

What is your highest level of education?

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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