Op strat across the enterprise
Operations strategy across the enterprise 2023-24
Bangor Business School
Module - Semester 1
Topics may include will not be limited to:-
- The significance of OS and its place within essential business and management activities.
- Managing capacity and inventory
- Design of processes and facilities
- Impact of the digital revolution
- The development of human resources
- Planning and control
- Efficiency in operations
- Ensuring quality
- Managing risk
-threshold -D- to D+ (40-49%): No major omissions or inaccuracies in the deployment of information/skills. Some grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practical elements. Integration of theory/practice/information present intermittently in pursuit of the assessed work's objectives. -good -B- to B+ (60-69%): Very good performance Most of the relevant information accurately deployed. Good grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practical elements. Good integration of theory/practice/information in pursuit of the assessed work's objectives. Evidence of the use of creative and reflective skills. -excellent -A- to A+ (70%+): Outstanding performance. The relevant information accurately deployed. Excellent grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practice elements. Good integration of theory/practice/information in pursuit of the assessed work's objectives. Strong evidence of the use of creative and reflective skills. -another level-C- to C+ (50-59%): Much of the relevant information and skills mostly accurately deployed. Adequate grasp of theoretical/conceptual/practical elements. Fair integration of theory/practice/information in the pursuit of the assessed work's objectives. Some evidence of the use of creative and reflective skills.
- Compare and apply the appropriate measures of operations performance
- Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of operations strategy, its structure and scope and its place within the hierarchy of planning and delivery of organisational activity
- Describe and explain the process of innovation in the context of operations
- Evaluate techniques and processes used in the planning and control of operations
- Evaluate the planning, development, and deployment of physical and human resources within operations
- Examine and explain the processes and systems used to improve the quality of operations, manage risk and plan effectively for long run effectiveness.
Application of module concepts to an industry situation: The essay will require students to apply a range of module concepts to a study of major changes in operations within an agreed business organisation. 2000 words
Exam (Centrally Scheduled)
EXAM 1.5 hours The examination will be a closed book event, featuring a choice of two questions from four, covering the learning outcomes below, and ensuring analysis and evaluation of business situations where students will demonstrate their ability to propose solutions to business challenges, involving, e.g. risk and quality challenges.