6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
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Not offered in 2017
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.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- develop understanding on the basic concepts of operations strategies and operations management techniques of manufacturing companies in the global competition
- analyse the applications of operations management techniques in various situations
- develop problems solving skills for handling key operational issues from managerial perspectives.
Within semester assessment: 100%
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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