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MGMT7074 - Global Operations Management

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Title:Global Operations Management
Long Title:Global Operations Management
Module Code:MGMT7074
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Business & Management
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2014/15 ( September 2014 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: Katie Power
Module Author: AOIFE HACKETT
Module Description: International operations management focused on capacity management, supply chain management and location strategy from a strategic perspective
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Discuss the importance of applied principles in operations management including process and capacity design, inventory management and supply chain management
LO2 Evaluate the principles and practices of operations strategy development and management
LO3 Determine a set of approaches required to formulate and execute a global operations strategy
LO4 Identify and describe the components of the global supply chain
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Operations Management
Product and process design; capacity management; process layout and flow; job design; planning, controlling and scheduling; inventory management, JIT, TQM
Operations Strategy
Trade offs and targeting; capacity configuration; designing process, product and service layouts; supply chain relationships and behaviour; evolution of operations and supply chain management
Service management
Service operations management; customers and suppliers relationships transcending geographical barriers; managing supplier relationships; service processes; resource utilisation; culture
Global operations strategy
Procurement; e procurement; distribution; postponement; obstacles to global supply chain management,; recent trends globally; duties and tariffs; lean and agile supply chains
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
End of Module Formal Examination70.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Presentation Prepare an in class presentation in groups to include a written report 1,2 30.0 Week 6
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 70.0 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture In class instruction 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Indepentent study 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture In class instruction 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Independent study 5.0 Every Week 5.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Ed Rhodes (Editor), James P. Warren (Editor), Ruth Carter (Editor) 2006, Supply Chains and Total Product Systems: A Reader, Blackwell Publishing [ISBN: 978-1-4051-2409-6]
  • Roberta S. Russell, Bernard W. Taylor III 2009, Operations management, Wiley Hoboken, N.J. [ISBN: 978-0470-23379-5]
  • Kent N. Gourdin, 2008, Global Logistics Management, 4 Ed., Blackwell Publishing [ISBN: 978-1-4051-2713-4]
  • John Mangan, Chandra Lalwani and Tim Butcher 2008, Global logistics and supply chain management, 2008 Ed., John Wiley & Sons Hoboken, NJ [ISBN: 978-0-470-06634-8]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Anne Sigismund Huff... [et al.] 2009, Strategic management, John Wiley & Sons Hoboken, NJ [ISBN: 978-0-471-01793-6]
  • Barrie G. Dale, Ton van der Wiele, Jos van Iwaarden, 2007, Managing Quality, Blackwell Publishing [ISBN: 978-1-4051-4279-3]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BIBLA_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Business with Language 8 Mandatory

Cork Institute of Technology
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