Steven  Dickstein

Steven Dickstein

Senior Lecturer in Management Sciences

Management Sciences

Background

Steven Dickstein is a senior lecturer in the Department of Management Sciences. He joined Fisher in 1999 after three decades in industry in a variety of sales, marketing, business development and engineering roles.

At Fisher, Dickstein teaches courses on business analytics, operations management and international operations management. He was a semi-finalist for the 2014 lecturer’s award at Fisher.


Areas of Expertise

  • International business development
  • Advertising and promotion
  • Operations management

Education

  • MBA, Rutgers University
  • BS in Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia

Courses

  • BUSMGT 2321 - Business Analytics

    Examination of the use of business analytic models used in managerial decision making processes. Emphasis on formulation and interpretation of models; supported by spreadsheet based software. Prereq: Math 1131 (132), or 1151 (152), or equivalent; and CSE 1113, or 2111 (200); and Econ 2001.01 (200), or equivalent; and Econ 2002.01 (201), or equivalent. Not open to students with credit for 331.

  • BUSMGT 3130 - Foundations of Operations Management

    Introduction to operations & supply chain management to improve organizations; specifically analyzing, controlling & improving resources & processes to increase productivity, generate value-added output & meet business strategic & tactical goals. Prereq: Math 1130 (130) or 1148 (148), or equiv, and Econ 2001.01 (200), or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 3230 (630) or 430. Not open to students enrolled in the BSBA degree program.

  • BUSMGT 3230 - Introduction to Operations Management: Improving Competitiveness in Organizations

    Introduction to operations and supply chain management to improve manufacturing and service organizations; analyzing, controlling and improving resources and processes to increase productivity, generate value-added output and meet business goals. Prereq: Econ 2001.01 (200), 2002.01 (201); and Stat 1430 (133) or equivalent. Not open to students with credit for 3130 (430) or 630, or to students enrolled in UUSS, UExp or PreBSBA-PR.

  • BUSMGT 4237 - International Operations Management

    Current influences, practices and standards for structural and infrastructural decision making across national boundaries. Explores complexity of managing geographically dispersed operations with relationships between multiple entities. Prereq: 2320 (330), 2321 (331), 3230 (630), and AcctMIS 2200 (211), 2300 (212); and BusMHR 2291 or 2292 (BusADM 499.01). Not open to students with credit for 737.

  • BUSMGT 4239 - Managing Process Improvement

    Describes the basics of establishing and managing a Lean process in service, office and manufacturing operations. We will look at how we can add value in delivery of goods or services to the customer. Prereq: 2320 (330), 2321 (331), 3230 (630), and AcctMIS 2200 (211), 2300 (212), and BusMHR 2291 or 2292 (BusADM 499.01). Not open to students with credit for 739.