Course Brief

The aim of this unit is to develop students’ understanding of contemporary operations theory as a function of a modern organisation. Students explore key benchmarks and processes which will enable an effective critique of an operation function. Students will also consider the fundamentals of project management utilising the prescribed, but well established, project life cycle.

  • This course is offered in 50 contact hours.

Upon successful completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Review and critique the effectiveness of operations management principles.
  • Apply the concept of continuous improvement in an operational context.
  • Apply the project life cycle (PLC) to a given context.
  • Review and critique the application of the PLC used in a given project.