Work Systems in Manufacturing

ADM80002 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to introduce you to the fundamental principles of Work Systems in Manufacturing, and to develop an understanding of the nature and application of these principles to Human-Machine Systems.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1. Apply skills for analysing work systems (K1, K4, A2, A4, S1, S2)

2. Describe basic skills for analysing human-machine systems (K1, K4, S1, S2, S3, A2)

3. Demonstrate the appreciation of work systems for current/modern manufacturing systems (K3, K4, K5, A2, A4, A7)

4. Discuss significant factors in the effectiveness and effectiveness of work system management (K3, K4, K5, A2, A4, A7)

5. Predict the impact of current techno/economic trends on manufacturing systems(K3,K4, K5, A2, A4, A7)