An understanding of the role of production and operations management within the context of logistics and supply chain management is essential for business managers to better respond to market opportunities and to manage risks to supply chain sustainability and resilience. The role of the production and operations management team within a supply chain is the design, operation and improvement of the processes and systems through which products are made and delivered. The success of a firm's logistic and supply chain management not only impacts on the profitability of a firm but also has a significant and growing impact on customer experience and satisfaction. Students undertaking this unit are equipped with a solid foundation in the language, concepts, techniques and principles that underlie the field of logistics and supply chain management and how successful production and operations management practices have helped organisations improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their supply chains and create competitive advantage. This unit offers a thorough examination of various production and operations management concepts from a logistics and supply chain perspective. The key teaching topics include operations planning hierarchy, resource management, capacity planning, quality management, retail operations and sourcing decisions.
|Academic unit||Transport and Logistics Studies|
|TPTM6155 or TPTM5001 or ITLS5000 or ITLS6008|
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