Department: BSc in Business Management
Module Description: The aim of this module is to provide management and analytical concepts and tools for the management of operations in relation to supply chain management. Decision-making regarding operational issues is one of the most common tasks within organizations. This module will enhance students' ability to perform the analyses necessary to understand the management issues in order to make good operational and supply chain management decisions. Coverage will include efficient planning of production, process analysis, production planning and line balancing and sequencing, inventory management, supply chain management, quality control and assurance, forecasting and maintenance management. The introduction of concepts via cases will be used whenever appropriate.
Slack, N., Brandon-Jones, A. and Johnston, R. (2016). Operations management. 8th edn. Harlow, England: Pearson.
Cachon Gérard and Terwiesch, C. (2020). Matching supply with demand: an introduction to operations management. 4th edn. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.