Global Operations & SCM

University College Dublin

Course Description

This module is designed to provide students with an understanding of operations and supply chain management (SCM) within a contemporary business and global context. Operations management processes convert inputs of materials and resources into added value outputs, and distributes these outputs to its customers. The topics include an introduction to operations and supply chain management (SCM), the input sources (suppliers), through to the conversion process and distribution / logistics to customers; the management of procurement, sourcing, selection and management of suppliers; inventory management; facility location; process systems and layout; capacity planning and demand management and scheduling; the concepts of "Lean" organisations, JIT and TQM; the strategic role of operations management in an organisation's competitive success; understanding product / process costs, technology, and the role of innovation in gaining cost and other competitive advantages.

  • Course Name

    Global Operations & SCM

  • Sessions Available

  • Host University

    University College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Management, Peace and Conflict Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

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