2014 Unit of Study
The session(s) below are for 2014. For Summer School 2014 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2014).
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|Business Operations Analysis|
|Prerequisites||ECMT5001 or QBUS5001 or QBUS5002|
|Lectures||1 x 2hr lecture and 1 x 1hr tutorial|
|Assessment||Individual assignment (20%), mid-semester exam (30%), and final exam (50%)|
|Description||Business operations are the activities that businesses carry out to create value. This unit provides the models needed to analyse business operations of a company or organisation and make management decisions on operational issues. It covers business operations in both manufacturing and service industries, looking at processes, supply chains and quality issues. Topics covered may include the modelling of manufacturing operations and related group technologies, the modelling of financial service operations (e.g. brokerage operations), and the operations implications of internet technologies.|