This unit covers the fundamentals of operations management, an exciting area that has a profound effect on the productivity of both manufacturing and services. The techniques of operations management apply throughout the world to virtually all productive enterprises (i.e. offices, hospitals, restaurants, department stores and factories) - the production of goods and services requires operations management. The efficient production of goods and services requires the effective application of the concepts, tools, and techniques introduced in this unit. These include quality management, capacity planning, location and layout strategies, supply chain management and inventory control.
1 x 2hr lecture and 1 x 1hr tutorial per week
individual assignment 1 (10%), individual assignment 2 (5%), group project (15%), mid-semester exam (25%), final exam (45%)
BUSS1020 or DATA1001 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or STAT1021 or ((MATH1005 or MATH1015) and MATH1115) or 6 credit points of MATH units which must include MATH1905.Prohibitions