Introduction to Operations Management

Operations Management is a core managerial discipline for all kinds of organisations, from private sector manufacturing through to public sector services.

This module introduces you to the role of operations managers, covering a range of topics including: operations design, capacity planning and control, supply chain management, inventory, forecasting, and quality management.

By the end of the module you should be able to:

a) Identify different kinds of operations and predict their attributes
b) Apply basic planning and analysis techniques to particular cases
c) Understand operations problems and find improvement strategies

Terms taught Lent and Summer
Credits 8 ECTS credits
Prerequisites MSCI 100, 101, 110 or equivalent
Assessment 50% coursework and 50% exam