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On completion of this module students should be able to:
- Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of operations management theory.
- Synthesise and critically analyse operations management concepts and theories.
- Identify the key design decisions the components of an operation, and apply the design principles in technical sectors.
- Contrast the design and management of product and service operations.
- Apply the principles and models of operations management across a range of industries.
- Become familiar with digital manufacturing and Industry 4.0 technologies
- Manage and work as part of a team and demonstrate written and presentation skills.
Indicative Module Content
1. Introduction to Operations Management
2. Process Design and Digital Manufacturing
3. Layout and Flow
4. People in operations
5. Planning, Scheduling and Control
6. Capacity Management
7. Dynamic Manufacturing Networks and Inventory Management
8. Enterprise Resource and Materials Requirements Planning Systems
9. Lean Operations
10. Quality Management
11. Operations Improvement
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Group Project: Group Assignment||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Individual Assignment||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Autumn||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Groups of students will be receiving feedback after the completion of their assignments.