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Operations management systems (6 points)


Leader: Rodney Martin

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2004 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2004 (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

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