Operations Management

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Operations Management

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Business Management, Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit develops students' ability in applying quantitative techniques in solving different types of industrial operations problems. Topics include: product mix, assignment and transportation models; location and layout decisions, job design analysis; project planning; quality control and the use of simulation in operations management.
    Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate qualitative and quantitative methods in engineering decision making such as forecasting, project management and optimization.
    2. Formulate and use mathematical models to solve problems in manufacturing and business organizations.
    3. Solve operations management problems using a systems approach.
    4. Collaborate and report as a team to solve a real-life industry problem using quantitative methods.

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