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- Key concepts in OM, Product and Services, Productivity, Ethics and Social Responsibility
- Product and Service Design
- Quality Management and Statistical Process Control
- Process Design and Location Strategies
- Managing the Supply Chain
- Inventory Management
- Aggregate Planning
- Material Requirements Planning (MRP)
- JIT, Lean Operations, Toyota Production System
- Short Term Scheduling
- Printable format materials
Must complete Level 1 studies in Logistics before commencing this subject.
No special requirements
This unit provides an understanding of the processes involved in manufacturing industries and service sector and includes a substantial module on designing and managing operations, inventory management, Long-term, Intermediate and short term planning, and quality management. The degree focuses on the relation of systems and technologies to the strategic direction for manufacturing operations and the function of operations planning. You will learn to think systematically about the fundamental processes involved and to evaluate the performance of a factory. You will also develop your critical thinking skills to the point where you are able to debate contemporary issues in operations management.
- Invigilated Exam (50%)
- Individual Assignment 2 (30%)
- Individual Assignment 1 (20%)
Textbook information is pending.