units

MGX5470

Faculty of Business and Economics

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Management

Coordinator(s)

Associate Professor Daniel Prajogo

Offered

Not offered in 2016

Synopsis

Selected international studies covering issues of strategy and best practices in manufacturing and operations management. Students analyse the relevance of specific issues presented in the Australian context.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. develop understanding on the basic concepts of operations strategies and operations management techniques of manufacturing companies in the global competition
  2. analyse the applications of operations management techniques in various situations
  3. develop problems solving skills for handling key operational issues from managerial perspectives.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)