Course Brief

This unit will introduce the learner to operations, logistics and supply chain management, a subject which is essential and which offers excellent employment opportunities. Challenges implicit in introducing effective operations and a supply chain approach, how internal operations will have to work together to achieve common objectives, and how organisations need to co-operate at a strategic level will be considered.
The focus of this unit will be the study of different operations and supply chain methods adopted by companies.

  • This course is offered in 55 hours

This unit aims to give learners a sound understanding of:

1. Analysing the role and importance of operations management

2. Discussing the importance of the supply chain and supply chain management

3. Analysing the role of procurement and procurement approaches

4. Analysing the role of logistics and logistics management


Assessment method: Assignment