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Operations management systems ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


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

Prohibitions: BUS4630, BUS5630, BUS4560, MBA5470, GCO3803, GCO3806