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- 17 Jul 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Co-ordinate key areas involved in the management of operations such as material flows, warehousing, stock control, product and service design, and business improvement at the operational level;
- Recognise and apply technology that supports operations and the importance of information as an enabler;
- Manage risks in an operational context;
- Improve operational and organisational performance through lean production and lean logistics;
This course evaluates student performance for Assurance of Learning purposes for the program learning objective (PLO): Identify and critically analyse sources of data to inform evidence-based decision making.
- 1. Operations Management – Introduction
- 2. Operations management strategy
- 3. Goods and service design
- 4. Process selection, analysis and design
- 5. Forecasting and demand planning
- 6. Managing inventories (part one)
- 7. Managing inventories (part two)
- 8. Resource management
- 9. Scheduling and sequencing
- 10. Project management
- 11. Quality management
- 12. Lean operating systems
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
This course continues to develop the issues examined in Business Logistics and provides conceptual models for students to define, measure, manage, control and develop effectively the material and information flows throughout a supply chain. Topics may include: business strategy, policy and processes; information flows; managing information; accounting for flows of goods and services; purchase planning; existing channels; risk and cost positioning; pricing, and costing and strategic involvement.
- Quiz (15%)
- Final Assessment (50%)
- Research Report (35%)
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