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Managing Operations

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Module Convenor:  Kim Hua Tan

Module Content:
The core nature of operations management and its importance in promoting efficient and competitive business. Balancing the key variables of demand, resources, capacity, inventory and performance. Relationship between operations, marketing and finance. Strategic and day-to-day issues in operations manufacturing and service businesses. Global trends in operations management and the influence of changing markets and technology developments on operating concepts. Case studies of successful practice.

Module Aims:
To give students an appreciation of the importance of operations to business success. To provide them with the knowledge and understanding of how the key variables of a business inter-relate. To provide an introduction to the analytical skills to understand business operations and processes. To provide them with examples of current good practice.

Module Assessment:
2 Hour Examination (100%)


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