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|