SCMG501 – Operations Management Skills in a Supply Chain Context

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Module code
SCMG501
Module title
Operations Management Skills in a Supply Chain Context
Prescription
The aim of this module is to enable students to apply fundamental operations management knowledge and skills to supervise operations and make junior management decisions in a supply chain context.
Programmes
  • BI1901
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
64
Self directed hours
86
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Identify and apply appropriate strategies and tools to manage the risks and constraints in the supply chain process.
2. Apply intermediate spreadsheet skills to practice basic financial tools in managing the supply chain process.
3. Understand the requirements of continuous performance enhancement and apply data analysis methods and optimization tools to improve performance continuously in the supply chain context.
Content
- Risk Management:
- Constraint Management:
- Basic data analysis methodologies, tools and decision making:
- Financial investment awareness and literacy:
- Spreadsheet skills (intermediate):
- Continuous improvements:
- Optimization tools
Assessment Criteria
Candidates must achieve a minimum C grade pass overall from all assessments to receive a passing grade for the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.