Module Details for the Academic Year 2018/2019

BMGT41040 Ops & Supply Chain Mgmt (MBA)

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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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.  
Item Workload


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Description % of Final Grade Timing
Assignment: Group case reports and presentations


Throughout the Semester
Essay: Individual paper


Throughout the Semester
Examination: Final Exam


2 hour End of Semester Exam


This module is not passable by compensation

Resit Opportunities

In-semester assessment


If you fail this module you may repeat, resit or substitute where permissible

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