Master of Business Operational Excellence
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Experience our program first hand. We welcome you to connect with us to see if an MBOE is a good fit for your personal goals. 

  • Join us for a Live Class Session where you will see first-hand how our students and faculty interact and connect in our cohort-based environment. 
  • Request a One-on-One Conversation with a member of our team to have your specific questions regarding your goals and objectives answered via zoom or in-person, and see if you're prequalified before you begin your application. 
  • Interested to hear how the degree has impacted our alumni? Listen to one of our Alumni Conversations where we will sit down with alumni from various industries and backgrounds to hear why they chose MBOE and how it's impacted their life, professionally and personally. 
  • Visit us as at upcoming conference listed below.


Hear from MBOE Alumni through our Podcast Conversations

Find MBOE at an Upcoming Conference

  • Open/Close Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI)- 2023 Lean Summit
    March 8 - 9, 2023, Tucson, AZ

    Whether you call the step “check,” “study,” or “reflect,” now it’s more critical than ever to pause and evaluate your lean journey’s progress — and chart your way forward. Back live in person next March, LEI’s 2023 Lean Summit is a prime opportunity.

    Learn more and register

  • Open/Close Center for Operational Excellence Summit 2023
    April 11 - 13, 2023, Columbus, OH

    Since 2012, business leaders from across North America have gathered annually for the Ohio State University Center for Operational Excellence Summit, a 3-day event dedicated to connecting diverse industries and organizations to the latest best practices in leadership and problem-solving. This year’s event will return to an in-person format for the first time since 2019 and will feature relevant topics ranging from leadership and continuous improvement to lean management and innovation, all presented by leading authors, top researchers at Ohio State, and industry experts.

    With 4 dynamic keynotes15 breakout sessions, engaging entertainment, and multiple opportunities to network with peers, speakers, and sponsors, the COE Summit is a high-value opportunity for your team to explore what it means to change, adapt, and excel through operational excellence.

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  • Open/Close ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement
    May 7 - 10, 2023, Philadelphia, PA

    Building on its legacy of innovation and improvement, the quality community is well-positioned to reinforce the essentials—total quality management, continuous improvement, ISO standards, data integration—and embrace emerging, universal concepts including culture, diversity and ESG (environmental, social, and governance). At WCQI 2023, attendees will learn how quality processes and methodologies bolster their organizations’ response to risks like supply chain, economic pressures, and global volatility, and help spark a culture of excellence and a sustainable, strong foundation for success.

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  • Open/Close Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) Conference 2023
    May 21 - 25, 2023, Orlando, FL

    Fostering a Better and Smarter World with POM.

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  • Open/Close Catalysis Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit
    June 7 - 9, 2023, Chicago, IL

    Are you on the path of organizational excellence, searching for what’s possible, where to go next, and ways to share your experiences and work with others in the lean healthcare community? We learn effectively when we can hear and see examples firsthand, interact with others, and combine our shared knowledge. The first step is finding a way to connect to those already pursuing the work of continuous improvement.

    That is why Catalysis started the annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit in 2010. Our goal, as a mission-oriented organization, is to transform healthcare. The Summit is one of the ways we pursue this mission, by convening healthcare leaders and creating a space for you to connect with others, see good work, and be inspired.

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  • Open/Close Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) - Annual International Conference
    October 30 - November 2, 2023, Cleveland, OH

    The meaning of excellence has changed. Focus is shifting across industries toward culture, employee well-being and purpose. Join us on October 30-November 2, 2023, in Cleveland, Ohio, for the 39th annual AME International Conference. An event by practitioners for practitioners, AME brings together continuous improvement professionals from the front office to the front lines and from every industry and corner of the earth.

    Hosted at the Huntington Convention Center, AME Cleveland 2023 will focus on engagement, sustainability, industry 4.0, lean fundamentals and leadership. Learn from organizations that are keeping employees, customers, their communities and the environment in mind. See excellence in action on local tours and engage with fellow continuous improvement practitioners during presentations and interactive sessions. Hear from inspiring keynote speakers, grow your professional network and much more. 

    Learn best practices to make transformational changes in your organization. Build upon your experience from the 2022 AME International Conference where we “Embraced Disruption” as you ReImagine Excellence in 2023.

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  • Open/Close CSCMP EDGE Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition 2023
    September 18 - 21, 2023, Nashville, TN

    With nearly twice the unbiased content and learning opportunities of other events, EDGE delivers over 100 sessions spanning the end-to-end supply chain, so you can curate your own agenda and take back practical strategies and concepts to reinvent or re-establish your organization in the marketplace. What will you learn? Ninety percent of attendees surveyed received actionable ideas from EDGE.

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