Course Code:
HDIB 13153

Title :
Operations Management

Type/Status :


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This course module is designed to provide an overall knowledge on functions and processes of operations management.
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By the end of this course unit students should be able to:

  • Describe operations management and its process
  • Suggest the relationship between operations management and organizational strategies.
  • Apply operational management tools in organizational work process.

Course Content : Introduction to operations management, operations strategy, process planning, facilities, location and layout, supply chain management, capacity and aggregate planning, scheduling, inventory management, quality and process control, forecasting in operations, maintenance management, ERP applications for operations management, technology in operations management.

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Lectures, Assignments, Case studies

Scheme of Evaluation:

End Semester Exam, Assignment and Presentations. The weights given to each component of the evaluation method is announced at the commencement of the course unit.

Recommended Readings:

McKendrick Ewan (2003), Law of Contract, 5th Edition, palgrove McMillan, Hampshire UK

Varshney G.K (2003), Elements of Business Laws, S Chand & Co, Ram Nagar, New Delhi

Weeramanthry C.G (1999), The Law of Contracts, Voulme 1& II , Kailaswh Balani Pvt Ltd, Lajpat Naagr, NewDelhi

Gogna P.P.S (1999), A Text Book on Merchantile Law, S Chand & Co, Ram Nagar, New Delhi

Pallewela C. (1970), Law of Contract, Lakehouse Publishes, Colombo

Abeysekara W.E.M (1970), Industrial Law & Adjudication, Volume 1, 11, 111, Arasan printers, Colombo 2, Sri Lanka

De Silva E.B.M (2002), What Every Employer Should Know, Mercantile Printers, Colombo