Operations and Project Management

Kingston University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Operations and Project Management

  • Host University

    Kingston University

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prior introductory study of introductory business/management

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    Course Content:

    The module aims to enable students to develop the analytical skills necessary to make a
    positive contribution to issues concerning Operations and Project Management and
    describe the strategic contribution that effective Operations and Project Management
    can play within organisations.

    Topics covered include:

    Autumn Semester: (Operations Management)
    ? Introduction to Operations
    ? Developing and implementing an Operations
    ? Designing services and products
    ? Delivering services and making products
    ? Managing capacity
    ? Location and layout
    ? Scheduling and executing operations and projects
    ? Managing quality and the supply chain
    ? Improving operations and project performance

    Spring Semester (Project Management):
    ? Introduction to Project Management
    ? Managing risk and uncertainty
    ? Leadership in Project Management: Leading operations and project teams
    ? Project strategy: scope, schedule, methodologies, communications.
    ? Project planning, control, and closure.
    ? Project quality
    ? Project management software

    Teaching: Lectures, tutorials, and lab based sessions

    ? Individual assignment (50%)
    ? Group assignment (50%)
    STUDY OPTION 2: Individual assignment (100%)
    STUDY OPTION 3: Group assignment (100%)

    Study Option 1 = Whole Year
    Study Option 2 = Autumn
    Study Option 3 = Spring/summer

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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