MGMT170-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024

Managerial Decision Making

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024

Description

This course introduces basic managerial decision-making tools and their application to business. The topics include project management, forecasting, inventory management, cost-benefit analysis and decision-making. The course develops problem solving skills, an invaluable tool for modern business.

Specifically, this course introduces students to the discipline of Operations and Supply Chain Management, as a preparation for higher-level (i.e. 200 or 300 level) courses in Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM). It forms part of the requirements for the Bachelor of Commerce degree major in Operations and Supply Chain Management, Management, and Strategy and Entrepreneurship. MGMT170 is important for students majoring in management or marketing, and a useful companion to mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering, forestry, and economics.

Learning Outcomes

The objectives of the course are:
1. To understand the core concepts of Operations Management.
2. To use mathematical tools and techniques to aid decision-making and planning.
3. To enhance the level of critical thinking.

Restrictions

MSCI101

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 17:00 - 18:00 C1 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 17:00 - 18:00 C1 Lecture Theatre
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 10:00 Beatrice Tinsley 111
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
02 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 Rehua 528
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
03 Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00 Rehua 528
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
04 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 Rehua 528
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
05 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 Rehua 528
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
06 Wednesday 15:00 - 16:00 Ernest Rutherford 141
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
07 Wednesday 16:00 - 17:00 Rehua 102
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
08 Wednesday 17:00 - 18:00 Meremere 526
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
Tutorial B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 Rehua 528
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
02 Thursday 10:00 - 11:00 Meremere 526
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
03 Thursday 12:00 - 13:00 Rehua 528
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
04 Thursday 15:00 - 16:00 Rehua 528
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
05 Thursday 16:00 - 17:00 Rehua 528
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
06 Friday 09:00 - 10:00 Beatrice Tinsley 111
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
07 Friday 10:00 - 11:00 Ernest Rutherford 141
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct
08 Friday 11:00 - 12:00 F1 Lectorial
15 Jul - 25 Aug
9 Sep - 20 Oct

Examinations, Quizzes and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 19:00 - 21:30 K1 Lecture Theatre
19 Aug - 25 Aug
02 Wednesday 19:00 - 21:30 A1 Lecture Theatre
19 Aug - 25 Aug
03 Wednesday 19:00 - 21:30 A2 Lecture Theatre
19 Aug - 25 Aug

Timetable Note

Students enrolled in this course are required to attend 2-hours of tutorial classes each week, one from Tutorial A group and one from Tutorial B group. Selection of both tutorial classes from either “Tutorial A” or “Tutorial B” only is NOT allowed.

Lectures for MGMT170-23S2 are recorded using the ECHO360 lecture recording system.

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Mesbahuddin Chowdhury

Lecturer

Diane Mollenkopf

Guest Lecturer

Hannah Stolze

Tutor

Krysta Wills

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Tutorial Workshop Activities 20% Problem solving during tutorial workshops
Mid Semester Test 35%
Final Exam 45%


The ‘45% rule’ applies to this course. That is, student needs to reach 45% weighted average across invigilated assessments. Please refer here for further information.

Assessment in Te Reo Māori
In recognising that Te Reo Māori is an official language of New Zealand, the University provides for students who may wish to use Te Reo Māori in their assessment. If you intend to submit your work in Te Reo Māori you are required to do the following:

Read the Assessment in Te Reo Māori Policy and ensure that you meet the conditions set out in the policy. This includes, but is not limited to, informing the Course Coordinator 1) no later than 10 working days after the commencement of the course that you wish to use Te Reo Māori and 2) at least 15 working days before each assessment due date that you wish to use Te Reo Māori.

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Collier, D. A., and Evans J. R; Operations and Supply Chain Management ; Third; MA, USA: Cengage, 2024.

The required textbook will be used for many of the lectures.

Other reading content outside of this text will be provided through Learn

Course links

LEARN

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $893.00

International fee $4,200.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Management, Marketing and Tourism .

All MGMT170 Occurrences

  • MGMT170-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024