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QBUS6310: Business Operations Analysis

Business operations are the activities that businesses carry out to create value. This unit provides the models needed to analyse business operations of a company or organisation and make management decisions on operational issues. It covers business operations in both manufacturing and service industries, looking at processes, supply chains and quality issues. Topics covered may include the modelling of manufacturing operations and related group technologies, the modelling of financial service operations (e.g. brokerage operations), and the operations implications of internet technologies.

Code QBUS6310
Academic unit Business Analytics
Credit points 6
ECMT5001 or QBUS5001 or QBUS5002

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

  • LO1. Demonstrate an integrated understanding of various contemporary concepts and best practices used in business operations management
  • LO2. Evaluate the assumptions of analytical models in relation to operations management, and assess the advantages and disadvantages of a variety of contemporary operations management practices
  • LO3. Develop appropriate quantitative models to solve business problems in relation to operations
  • LO4. Communicate with other people who are involved in business operations using a data-driven and evidence-based approach