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BUS3530 - Operations management systems

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Rodney Martin


Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2007 (Day)


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.


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


At least one quantitative subject at tertiary level


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