MGMT08020 2013 Operations Management

General Details

Full Title
Operations Management
Transcript Title
Operations Management
Code
MGMT08020
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
MGMT - Management
Department
MENG - Mech. and Electronic Eng.
Level
08 - NFQ Level 8
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Stage
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Noeleen Grant
Programme Membership
SG_ETRON_K08 201300 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electronic Engineering SG_EELEC_N08 201300 Level 8 Certificate in Engineering in Electronic Engineering
Description

This module gives an insight into the activities associated with the creation of a product or service. Operations management is one of the core functions of any business.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Apply the principles of operations management to a variety of businesses and organisations.

2.

Identify the steps involved in process design and appreciate the different types of process layout.

3.

Communicate the concept of operations networks and supply chain management.

4.

Demonstrate an understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

5.

Display an understanding of Lean operations.

6.

6. Apply quality tools and techniques

Indicative Syllabus

Introduction to Operations Management: operations within an organisation. The process transformation model. Types of operations. The activities and role of operations managers. Operations performance objectives.

Design in Operations Management: The volume -variety effect on operations design. The network perspective. Long-term capacity management. The layout procedure. The basic layout types. Detailed design of the layout.

Planning and Control - Capacity, Inventory and Supply Chain: the nature of planning and control. Planning and control activities. Capacity planning and control. Alternative capacity plans. Inventory planning and control. The volume decision. The timing decision. Supply chain planning and control. Supply chain management.

ERP and Lean: What is MRP, MRPII and ERP. MRPII calculations. The Lean philosophy. Lean techniques.

 

Indicative Group Work

Layout Design: Product, Procee, Cellular Layout

Planning and Control Calculations: Sequencin, Scheduling, Utilisation etc. 

Inventory Control: ABC Analysis. Stock Turns

 

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
20 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
80 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 80 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,5,6
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Theory 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Not Specified Theory 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Part Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Authors

Title

Publishers

Year

Slack N, Brandon-Jones, Johnston R

Essentials of Operations Management,

Prentice Hall

2011

Other Resources

None

Additional Information

None