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ITLS6008: Production and Operations Management

2020 unit information

Production and operations management designs, operates and improves the processes and systems through which products are made and delivered. Firms can improve their productivity and gain competitive advantage through effective and innovative production and operations management. This unit offers a thorough examination of various production and operations management concepts from a supply chain perspective. The key teaching topics include operations planning hierarchy, resource management, capacity planning, quality management, retail operations, sustainable/green operations, and reverse logistics. Students learn about the successful production and operations management practices that have helped organisations improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their supply chains and create competitive advantage.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Transport and Logistics Studies

Code ITLS6008
Academic unit Transport and Logistics Studies
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. identify technological capabilities, data standards and strategies that enable improvements in modern operations
  • LO2. critically assess database and application design for managing specific aspects of operations in a given industry sector
  • LO3. analyse and address challenges to operations management from increasing volumes of data of varying quality
  • LO4. work with a team to develop industry presentations on data standards and technology for operations management.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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