Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. understand operations management principles
  2. develop a working knowledge of the concepts and methods in operations management
  3. analyse processes and demonstrate excellence in operations management
  4. apply appropriate techniques in the planning and management of operations.
  • Topics

    • Introduction to Operations Management
    • Operations Management Strategies
    • Quality Management
    • Processes and Technology
    • Sales and Operations Planning
    • Resource Planning
    • Lean Systems
    • Work Measurement
  • Study resources

    • Instructional Methods

      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Standard Media

In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Core
  • USA-MEM-MAS-2018
  • USA-MET-MAS-2018

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills in operations management. On completion of this subject, you should be able to understand the basic principles in operations management, develop a strategic framework for competitiveness and apply appropriate techniques in the planning and management of operations. The subject will cover operations and competitiveness, strategy formulation, quality management, transformation systems and technologies, inventory management, aggregate planning, resource planning, operation decision-making tools and analysis, lean systems and work measurement and time standards.

  • Invigilated Exam (40%)
  • Assignment (25%)
  • Assessment (35%)

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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