Subject details

On successful completion of this subject, you will be able to:

  1. Create a business operations strategy that recognises the limited nature of organisational resources and the competitive international environment
  2. Research and apply solutions to contemporary business operations issues such as manufacturing, occupational health and safety (OH&S), and contracting
  3. Apply ethical decision making in managing the business operations of a company.
  • Topics

    • Introduction to Business Operations Management
    • Forecasting, Vision and Strategy, Design Thinking, Concepts, OH&S
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Operations Strategy
    • Vision and Strategy, Design
    • Assessment: Present Team Vision and Strategy Report
    • Managing Projects
    • Ethics in Business
    • Managing Quality
    • Managing Risk
    • Gap Analysis
    • Gap Analysis Assessment, Finalisation of Course

Entry Requirements

You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

Special requirements

No special requirements

The subject will provide you as entry level managers with the knowledge, skills and ethics to manage business operations in an internationally competitive environment. You will be introduced to key business operations concepts and undertake the functional roles of business operations managers in a simulation. In addition, you are provided with lectures on contemporary business operations issues such as manufacturing, occupational health and safety (OH&S), and contracting.

This subject includes a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experience where your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry is integral to your experience.

  • Assignment 1 - Case Study (20%)
  • Assignment 2 - Capsim group assignment (50%)
  • Assignment 3 - Assessment - Contribution (10%)
  • Assignment 4 - Capsim Individual Assignment (20%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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