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Title :
Operations Management

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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, Product and services; Process planning; Facilities; Supply chain management; Capacity and aggregate planning; Scheduling; Inventory management; Quality and Statistical process control; Waiting line; Maintenance management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications for operations management.

Method of Teaching & Learning:

Lectures, case studies, class room discussions and factory visits

Scheme of Evaluation:

Case studies, Assignments, Presentations and End semester examination. The weights given to each component of the evaluation   method is announced at the commencement of the module.

Recommended Readings: Lee J. Krajewski, Larry P Ritzman, & Manoj K. Malhotra. (2006). Operations Management: Processes and Value Chains. (8th ed.). Prentice Hall, India.

Jay Heizer, and Barry Render. (2007). Principles of Operations Management. (7th ed.) Pearson Education.

Russel R.S. Tayllor III B.W (2004), Operations Management, Prentice Hall, India

Chase,Jacobs,Aquilano,(2006),Operations Management for Competitive Advantage with Global Casses, McGraw-hill