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An introductory course in OM which provides an overview of topics fundamental to Supply Chain Management: operations strategy, strategic capacity planning, logistics, facility location, data management and forecasting. Ideas from these topics are then integrated via the playing of The Supply Chain Game.
Operations Management (OM) deals with managing production of goods and the provision of services while achieving organisational goals through being efficient and effective in their market. Every type of organisation, from large car manufacturers through to sports clubs, has an OM function and can therefore benefit from effective management of its operations. OM can therefore play a critical role within the organisation in meeting its strategic goals.An introductory course in OM which provides an overview of topics fundamental to Operations and Supply Chain Management: value chains, operations strategy, process selection and analysis, supply chain design, capacity management, forecasting and demand planning, the role of technology in operations management, new product development and measuring operations performance.WorkloadThe estimated workload breakdown for MGMT270 is: Lectures 48 hours (3 hours per week)Class Test 1.5 Final Exam 3 Group Assignments 0 Class Test + Exam Preparation 25 (10 hours mid-semester; 15 hours final exam)Lecture Preparation 72 (6 hours per week)Total 150
LO1. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of theory, concepts, models or reasoning in operations and supply chain management related to specific problems/issues/contexts as discussed throughout the course.LO2. Students will be able to critique concepts, models or reasoning in operations and supply chain management, so as to suggest solutions and managerial recommendations.LO3. Students will understand the role of operations and supply chain management within the global business context.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
(1) MGMT100 or MGMT170; and (2) STAT101
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Collier, David A.,1947- , Evans, James R;
OM6 :Operations and supply chain management
Centage Learning, 2017.
Domestic fee $868.00
International fee $4,075.00
* 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.
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