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Who Are We?. We are the Operations & Decision Technologies (ODT) Department We do things like Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Applications and e-business – stuff that companies are implementing!!. Our Majors. Operations Management Often double with Finance, Mktg, or CIS

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Who are we
Who Are We?

  • We are the Operations & Decision Technologies (ODT) Department

  • We do things like Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Applications and e-business – stuff that companies are implementing!!

Our majors
Our Majors

Operations Management

  • Often double with Finance, Mktg, or CIS

  • Business Process Management (BPM)

    • One of the two technology majors in the Kelley School

    • Very attractive by itself or as a double major with Marketing, Finance and CIS

  • The bpm major
    The BPM major

    • This concentration is designed for students who wish to begin their careers in the broadly defined area of business analysis that includes enterprise technologies, supply chain management, decision support systems, e-business, process operations and reengineering, technology consulting and analytical modeling

    • Representative job titles:

      • Business Analyst

      • ERP or e-business Specialist

      • Business Consultant (In-House or External)

    • All types of applications

      • Finance, Marketing, Operations, etc.

      • Non-technical to very technical

    The om major
    The OM Major

    • The Operations Management (OM) major offers career opportunities in consulting or in corporate positions in specialties such as supply chain management, operations, business processes, materials management and quality assurance

    • Representative job titles:

      • Operations Analyst or Consultant

      • Supply Chain Analyst

      • Plant Manager

      • Inventory Control Manager

      • Production Manager

      • Distribution Manager

    What do we teach
    What Do We Teach?

    • Business problem solving and analysis using technology

      • VB, VBA, Excel, C/C++, JAVA

    • Analysis of business processes

      • Process Charter, MS Project, SAP R/3

    • Enterprise Applications

      • Enterprise Applications (ERP, CRM, etc.)

      • Supply Chain Management

      • e-business

      • Data Warehousing and Data Mining

    Om major requirements
    OM Major Requirements

    • Three of the following:

      • P320: Supply Chain Mgmt - Sourcing

      • P421: Supply Chain Mgmt – Materials Mgmt and Logistics

      • P429: Operations Processes

    • Two Electives from either Information Systems, Decision Sciences, Marketing, Accounting or Finance (for a total of five courses)

    Bpm concentration reqts
    BPM Concentration Reqts

    • Core courses:

      • A201 or S205: Programming

      • K317: ERP Tools (SAP)

    • BPM Electives (Three out of the following):

      • K217: Business Process Tools

      • K410: Decision Support Systems

      • P421: Supply Chain Management

      • P429: Operations Processes

      • P431: Enterprise Technologies

    • Two Non-ODT Electives

    Who are we


    K317 & P431




    Supply Chain

    Data Analysis/

    DSS/Data Mining

    P421 & P429

    K217 & K410

    Why choose bpm
    Why Choose BPM?

    • You:

      • Like to solve business problems with technology

      • Like to keep on the cutting edge

      • Want to be part of a select new group of technology professionals

      • Want a well-paid, challenging job

      • Want to use your analytical/logical skills

      • Like personal interaction with faculty

    Outlook for graduates
    Outlook for Graduates

    • Still Very Good

      • Demand for certain technology students still greater than supply

      • Enterprise Applications and e-business are the areas companies are investing in

      • Areas such as Supply Chain Management, Customer Relationship Management and e-business are expected to be where the action will be

      • Increasing number of internships available before graduation

    Companies are looking for graduates who
    Companies are looking for Graduates who:

    • Are eager and able to learn quickly

    • Have knowledge of business processes

    • Have technical abilities and competence

    • Have analytical abilities

    • Have “people” (communications) skills

    • Students from the Kelley School have them all!!

    Who recruits bpm om majors

    Procter & Gamble

    Eli Lilly

    Allegiance Healthcare

    General Electric



    Sun Microsystems

    Exxon Mobil

    British Petroleum

    Owens Corning

    Hewlett Packard



    Cap Gemini E & Y

    Crowe Chizek

    Deloitte Consulting



    Gibson & Associates



    Kurt Salmon & Assoc


    Braun Consulting

    Arthur Anderson

    Hewitt Associates

    Who Recruits BPM/OM Majors?

    The odt faculty
    The ODT Faculty

    • Operations & Decision Technologies

      • Decision Sciences/Technologies

        • Professors Albright, Venkat, Soni, Briggs, Bretthaeur, Winston, Harnett, Akaiwa, Littlefield

      • Operations Management

        • Professors Jacobs, Patterson, Schultz, Moore, Garrett, Mabert, Blocher, Schmenner, Way

    Where are we
    Where Are We?

    • Decision Technologies Faculty - BU570

    • Operations Mgt Faculty - BU670

    • Contacts: Professors Briggs, Mabert, Soni (soni@indiana.edu) and Venkat

    • Office phone number: 855-8440

    Join the odt club
    JOIN the ODT Club

    • A great club with lots of exciting events

    • Lots of corporate events

    • http://www.indiana.edu/~odtclub

    • Learn more about the ODT Majors – Meet the Faculty Day: Wednesday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m. in BU 211

    • Get in on the ground floor!

    Our panel
    Our Panel:

    • Alumni:Sara Gass – Cap Gemini E & YKevin Monds – Procter & GambleKylie Yeiter – Crowe Chizek Kara Harfst – Eli Lilly & Co Mike Kaplan – BKD LLPJohn Ford - Inrange