Operations Management

SCM60001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One semester or equivalent


     

Contact hours

  • 36

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

Results:
5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

Census:
31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

More teaching periods

2022 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
10 Jul 23 - 8 Oct 23

Results:
31 Oct 23

Last self enrolment:
23 Jul 23

Census:
4 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Aug 23

Dates:
7 Nov 22 - 12 Feb 23

Results:
7 Mar 23

Last self enrolment:
20 Nov 22

Census:
2 Dec 22

Last withdraw without fail:
30 Dec 22

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23


Prerequisites

Replaces
BUS60001 Operations Management
Anti-requisite
BUS60001 Operations Management
Equivalent
BUS60001 Operations Management

Aims and objectives

Previous unit code BUS60001 
 
This unit critically examines the issues and techniques of Operations Management. It reviews the strategic importance of the operations function in delivering top quality products and services efficiently and effectively to meet the needs of clients and customers. It focuses on the three key operations management activities of operations design, operations planning and control, and operations improvement – all in a strategic context. The unit also provides an opportunity for students to apply theory and technique to real examples drawn from literature, observed in everyday life, and from students’ own experience. Contemporary issues in operations management are also explored.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of operations and quality management and strategy both in theory and in
practice
2. Demonstrate and define the key theoretical and practice issues, decisions and processes involved in
managing manufacturing and service transformations
3. Analyse and critically address complex issues in contemporary operations and quality management practice
4. Communicate proficiently in a professional manner and operate as a member or leader of a team
5. Apply theoretical knowledge to an applied research project using operations management theory