Operations Management

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Operations Management

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Business Management, Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    This module examines the importance of the operations function in organisations. In doing so it gives students a firm foundation in the principles and concepts of modern production and operations management as they apply in world class manufacturing and service environments. The module is delivered primarily in lecture format. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Explain the role of operations in business.
    2. Evaluate and describe how operations management contributes to competitiveness in an organisational context.
    3. Solve operational problems by the application of theoretical and analytical operational models.
    4. Relate the different fundamental issues associated with operations management, for example: facilities location, output planning, inventory control, and scheduling;

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

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.