Leader: Rodney Martin
Clayton First semester 2005 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2005 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2005 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: Operations Management in manufacturing and service organisations. Topics include financial calculations, an introduction to computer software systems in a management context, production planning and control, materials requirements planning and inventory control, project management with cash flow and costing, just-in-time systems, barcoding, quality assurance and the ISO 9000 standards, different types of organisation and their business strategies.
Assessment: Assignments: 20% + Examination (2 hours): 80% + Students must pass the examination in order to pass the unit.
Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour laboratory per week
Prerequisites: At least one quantitative subject at tertiary level