Managing Business Operations
Pick up on various methods that can help create value for business stakeholders. Take part in a business simulation and adopt the role of an operations manager. Determine organisational effectiveness with tools such as gap analysis reports
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- 17 Jul 2023
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On the successful completion of this subject, you will be able to:
- Create a set of client focused business operations options to create value for business stakeholders
- Use design thinking when exploring business operation problems and opportunities.
- Effectively listen to, negotiate with and lead discussions with business stakeholders.
- Apply research principles and methods to develop ethical and sustainable solutions for problems and issues in contemporary business operations practice.
- Please refer to RMIT University’s Learning Management System - Canvas, for further details.
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
- RMI-BUSM4521-Design Thinking for Business (Executive) (No longer available)
- RMI-OMBA600 (Not currently available)
No additional requirements
Understanding business operations assists executive managers to manage local and international business operations as an executive in an internationally competitive setting. In this degree you will draw upon your executive experience to explore design thinking when exploring business operation problems and opportunities.
Through this subject you will learn how to create value for business stakeholders. You will learn of research principles and methods to develop ethical and sustainable solutions for problems and issues in contemporary business operations practice.
You will be introduced to key business operations concepts and major functions through a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) project or business simulation in which either as individuals or as a competitive ‘company’, you will undertake the functional roles of business operations managers. You will be required to present in Collaborative Learning Network (CLN) teams to an industry panel prior to and after completion of the work integrated learning project or business simulation, indicating your strategy, objectives, and recommendations.
This course includes a WIL experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real work integrated learning project or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.
- Assessment Task 1: (CLOs: 1, 2 and 4) (10%)
- Assessment Task 2: (CLOs: 1, 2, 3 and 4) (40%)
- Assessment Task 3: (CLOs: 1, 2, 3 and 4) (50%)
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