10 Credits AUTUMN


Pre-requisites: Entry requirements of the MBA, including three years' work experience


Aims/Description: This unit is concerned with the effective and efficient marshalling of the organisation's resources to meet its objectives. An understanding of basic concepts and techniques will be provided and used by students to tackle cases which apply to manufacturing and service industries in both private and public sectors. The systematic and logical approach of Operational Research to the solution of management problems is also introduced.

Staff Contact: SIMPSON MICHAEL
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam
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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK