|Delivery length / details
|20 x 1 Hour Lectures
|4 x 1 Hour Seminars
|Assessment length / details
|2 Hours Unseen written examination Unseen written examination
|Assignment 2500 words 2500 word individual assignment to be completed in the format of a report
|2 Hours Unseen written examination Unseen written examination, repeat all failed elements Repeat failed element
|Assignment 2500 words 2500 word individual assignment to be completed in the format of a report Repeat failed element
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
* Discuss the theories, evaluate and implement the knowledge and tools of operations/innovation management;
* Critically review the design of operations systems; analyse the planning and control mechanisms;
* Understand the importance and impact of technological change in business operations;
* Critically identify and discuss the contemporary operational issues that organizations face.
The aims of this module are:
- Provide students an understanding of how they can apply relevant operations and innovation management concepts/techniques to manage operations/innovations effectively
- Use a range of operations and innovation management tools and techniques required to solve business problems pertaining to the operations/innovation of a firm
- Build students’ ability/skills to approach and analyse a variety of operations and innovation management issues and problems
The purpose of this module is to gradually develop students skills of problem solving and implementation planning, using the structured application of techniques to critically analyse operation and innovation cases. Case analysis/feedback is used to provide formative assessment of students progress in both understanding theory and developing cognitive skills.
|Application of Number
|Opportunities for use of quantitative and qualitative techniques appropriate to the selected topic.
|Read and write in different operations and innovation contexts.
|Improving own Learning and Performance
|Organizational case analysis skills; developing own learning styles, personal preferences and needs, how to learn independently.
|Accessing internet for appropriate reference material; use of information technology in data analysis, preparation and presentation of report.
|Personal Development and Career planning
|Self-management, initiative, independence and self-awareness.
|Apply analytical skills to reason and understand the challenging nature of the subject.
|Information gathers from a variety of sources for the Development of the appropriate research skills necessary to produce high quality outputs.
|Subject Specific Skills
|Application of qualitative and quantitative skills to specific operations and innovation management scenarios and current business environment.
This module is at CQFW Level 6