10 Credits ACADEMIC YEAR



Aims/Description: Effective management of operations and the supply chain are critical to the success of organisations right across business and industrial sectors. Organisations that produce products and/or deliver services have operational systems at their core. Well designed, robust operational systems that align with an organisation's strategy and are managed consistently well are central to sustaining high levels of organisational performance.This module provides a broad introduction to the operations and supply chain management discipline with a focus on topics that are particularly relevant to practice. The aim of the module is to provide the foundations and frameworks to understand and analyse key issues of relevance to the management of operations in the context specifically of manufacturing organisations.

Staff Contact: Sharon Rose
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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