Operations Management

This is not available as a Single Subject. This is a Post Graduate Diploma in Management subject.

Main Topics of Study:

  • Operations and global competitiveness
    (Operations strategy, global competition, knowledge management, strategy formulation and implementation)
  • Planning and control
    (Forecasting, Enterprise planning, Quality issues)
  • Supply chain management
    (Definition, strategy, design, role of technology)
  • Project management
    (Defining, Planning, project scheduling, control)
  • Improvement
    (Critical factors, improvement, total quality management )

Recommended Reading

Indicative Reading for this Unit:

Main Text:

Operations Management (7th edition), by Professor Nigel Slack, Dr. Alistair Brandon-Jones & Professor Robert Johnson

Alternative texts

Operations & Process Management, S. Slack, S. Chambers, R. Johnson, & A. Betts, (2012)

Operations Management for MBA’s, 3rd Edition, J. Meredith, S. Shafer, (2006) John Wiley & Sons