ACE

MG1811: Inventory and Operations Management

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 8.
Pre-requisite(s): None.
Co-requisite(s): None.
Teaching Period(s): Semester 2.
Teaching Methods: Workshops (Classroom mode: 20 hours lectures, seminars and group work. Blended Learning mode: 8 hours lectures, seminars and group work; on-line tutorials and e-mentoring. Distance Learning mode: on-line tutorials, e-mentoring and discussion forums); Directed Study (Classroom mode: in classroom assignment instructions. Blended Learning mode: in classroom assignment instructions and on-line assignment instructions and feedback. Distance Learning mode: on-line assignment instructions, e-mentoring and feedback); Other (Classroom, Blended and Distance Learning Modes: online resources - articles, readings and case studies)
Module Co-ordinator: Mr Karl O'Mahony, Department of Management and Marketing.
Lecturer(s): Staff, Department of Management and Marketing.
Module Objective: The objective of this module is to provide students with a broad understanding of the different functions and elements that comprise an enterprise; and how these functions collaborate to manage their inventories and other resources.
Module Content: Construction of enterprises and their operating environments, overview of each function within an enterprise, managing and integrating the functions, and inventory categories and management.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Outline how to develop an inventory policy and evaluate its contribution to organisational and supply chain operations and strategy.
  • Identify key capacity planning decisions and rules and demonstrate their role in supply chain management.
  • Describe various organisational structures and evaluate their impact on organisational and supply chain management processes.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Formal Written Examination 50 marks (Open Book); Continuous Assessment 50 marks (1 x 1,500 word report).
Compulsory Elements: Formal Written Examination; Continuous Assessment.
Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 5% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.
End of Year Written Examination Profile: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) (Open Book) to be taken in Summer 2020.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: 1 x 1.5 hr(s) paper(s) (Open Book) to be taken in Autumn 2020. Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the Department).

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