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Module Code: MAN122
Module Title: Principles of Operations
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: International Business School Suzhou
Pre-requisites: N/A
The aim of the module is to provide students with an understanding of the key principles, systems and techniques used to assure effective operations management.

The module covers an extensive range of subjects, including demand management, quality management, and production management.

The module enables student to:
(i) understand the role of operations management in manufacturing and service organisations, (ii) understand and apply a range of tools and techniques relevant to the effective management of operations, and (iii)
gain an introductory understanding of the principles of operations management.
Learning outcomes 
A. Ability to use tools and techniques for inventory management

B. Ability to use tools and techniques for scheduling and control

C. Ability to use tools and techniques for demand management and forecasting.

D. Ability to understand the practical implications and application of key operations management principles

Method of teaching and learning 
Formal lectures including the use of labs/tutorials to enable the appreciation of technical aspects of operations management and the ability to use the relevant numerical tools and analysis methods.
Introduction to Operations Management

Operation Performance

Process Design

Layout & Flow

Process Technology

Supply Network Design

The Nature of Planning and Controlling

Capacity Management

Inventory Management

Business Simulation

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26     13      111   


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Online Open Book Exam 65.00
2 Group Work (Report Or Powerpoint Slide) 20.00
3 Business Simulation Group Work (Slides) 15.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/5/2020 5:53:57 PM