Mohamad Soltani is an Assistant Professor of Operations Management in the Department of Accounting and Business Analytics at the Alberta School of Business. He also holds an Honorary Fellow appointment with the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health.
His research interests lie in the empirical analysis of service operations, with a focus on healthcare operations. In particular, he uses large-scale data sets to uncover latent interactions between healthcare policy makers, service providers, and patients in order to improve efficiency of services and quality of care. The Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) College of Healthcare Operations Management awarded him its Best Paper Award in 2020.
Mohamad received his PhD in Operations Management from the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also holds Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees in Industrial Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic) and Isfahan University of Technology, both in Iran.
He teaches Predictive Business Analytics and Operations Management at the Alberta School of Business.
This course focuses on (1) the competitive advantage that a business unit can derive from innovative and efficient production and delivery of its goods and services and on (2) analytical approaches that are useful in understanding and improving an organization's operations. Specific modules include process diagramming and analysis; measuring and managing flow times; inventory control and optimization; supply chain coordination and operations strategy. Cases will be used to illustrate operational efficiency and its significance to the profitability of a firm. Prerequisite: MGTSC 501. Not to be taken by students with credit in MGTSC 502.Winter Term 2022