BMGT41040 Operations and Supply Chain Management (MBA)

Academic Year 2019/2020

Operations and Supply Chain Management deals with the creation, management and improvement of operational and supply chain strategies, processes and practices so they are effectively executed across the entire supply chain. This module is designed to explain and evaluate current thinking in operations and supply chain management. It is expected that students will gain a strategic understanding of this discipline and be able to apply theories and concepts in a practical setting. It will review operations and supply chain management skills and techniques and will provide an introduction to the concepts and analytic methods that are useful in understanding operations and supply chain management.

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Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students will be able to: 1. demonstrate an in-depth understanding of operations and supply chain management theory; 2. identify the key decisions in operations and supply chains and illustrate their application in product and service contexts; 3. synthesise and critically analyse operations management concepts and theories; 4. apply the principles of operations and supply chain management in their own industries; 5. manage and work as part of a team and demonstrate written and presentation skills; 6. Engage in deeper learning using different learning strategies, and reflect on the process of learning.

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

24

Specified Learning Activities

40

Autonomous Student Learning

50

Total

114

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.  
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: Group case reports and presentations Throughout the Trimester Graded No

40

Essay: Individual paper Throughout the Trimester Graded No

20

Examination: Final Exam 2 hour End of Trimester Exam Graded No

40


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