Global Operations and Supply Chain Management

Module code: CORP 2551

Module description

Global Operations and Supply Chain Management (GOSCM) plays a vital role in improving productivity and competitive positioning of a wide variety of businesses around the globe. The appreciation of operations and supply chain processes is of the essence to create a competitive advantage through operations in the marketplace. A data- driven and analytics perspectives are vital to success for supply chain analysts in top performing firms. Above all, successful managers often take advantage of analytics approach to apprehend and select the proper strategies through the decision- making process.

This module provides students with high-level managerial and analytical topics, leading to an understanding of what these topics are, why they are crucial to organisations, and how organisations are successfully implementing and integrating them. It aims to introduce the most important concepts and techniques facing operation and supply chain managers as well as to analyse real-world applications in both the manufacturing and service organisations.

This module aims to specialise students for entry-level jobs in managing the production and distribution of goods and services. The GOSCM jobs such as plant manager, department store manager, supply chain manager, logistics manager, business process improvement analyst are trying to determine the best way to deliver the goods and services on- time and at low cost.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 22 hours
  • Seminars: 10 hours

Assessments

  • Individual report: 50%
  • Exam: 50%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books

 
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