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Operations & Decision Technologies

ODT Undergraduate BW ranking 2010

Bloomberg Businessweek gave the Kelley School Undergraduate Program an A+ for job placement and an A for teaching quality and facilities in its 2013 rankings.

Technology Foundations

Our Technology Foundations courses are very popular with Kelley students and other IU students.  Learn more about K201 and X201.

Alumni Spotlight

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Linwood Watkins III BS'11

Linwood Watkins III: Consultant, Hitachi Consulting

Chicago, IL

“The Information Process Management major gives you a good understanding of technology and how it is used in business.”

Undergraduate Program

Creating Tomorrow’s Business Leaders

The Department of Operations and Decision Technologies prepares students for leading-edge and exciting careers in supply chain management, operations, and business analysis.

Undergraduate students can choose from majors in:

or a co-major:

Real-World Curriculum

Through our real-world curriculum taught by leading scholars in the field, you’ll gain practical experience in areas such as supply chains, computer security, Excel modeling, and information technology. Our theory and application courses provide the fundamental knowledge you'll need to hone your business skills. The Operations and Decision Technologies curriculum builds on such foundation courses as:

  • X201 Technology
  • K201 The Computer in Business
  • The Integrated Core (I-Core)
  • X201 provides the technology foundation that businesses use to solve problems. The Integrated Core, or I-Core, is a full semester of courses in finance, marketing, operations, and strategy that teach students to integrate business concepts and learn how to work well in a team.

    Our curriculum will prepare you to start your job with the knowledge and confidence you need to be a successful team player from day one.


    A concentration in any of the Operations and Decision Technologies majors will prepare you for success in a number of exciting careers, including consulting, corporate information technology, supply chain management, operations management, and business analysis.

    Our students are recruited by some of the top employers in the country, including:

    • Deloitte Consulting LLP
    • Accenture
    • Target
    • CNA Financial Corporation
    • Crowe Chizek and Company LLC
    • ExxonMobil Corporation
    • FTI Consulting
    • Fifth Third Bank
    • Eli Lilly and Company
    • Ford Motor Company
    • General Electric
    • General Mills
    • Grainger
    • Handleman Company
    • Ingersoll Rand
    • John Deere
    • KPMG LLP
    • Manhattan Associates
    • National City Corporation
    • Owens Corning
    • PricewaterhouseCoopers
    • The Procter & Gamble Company
    • Protiviti Inc.
    • Rolls-Royce Corporation
    • Batesville Casket Company, Inc.

    Faculty Advisors

    Information Systems
    Supply Chain Management/Operations Management

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