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2019/2020  MA-MMBFO1224U  Operations Management

English Title
Operations Management

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 2 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Part Time Master
Duration One Quarter
Start time of the course Third Quarter
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for Full-Time MBA
Course coordinator
  • Andreas Wieland - Department of Operations Management (OM)
  • Leonardo Santiago - Department of Operations Management (OM)
Main academic disciplines
  • Supply chain management and logistics
Teaching methods
  • Face-to-face teaching
Last updated on 28-06-2019

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Learning objectives
  • Comprehend (i.e. identify and explain) the concepts of Operations Management and Supply Chain Management. These concepts include the need to design organisation structures and design processes around the need to fulfil customer requirements
  • Critique (i.e. compare and explain) the application of OM and SCM concepts in a variety of circumstances
  • Develop the capabilities to integrate OM and SCM concepts into their own and other business contexts
  • Reflect upon to the role of OM and SCM in their organisations, the environment and other business contexts
Operations Management:
Exam ECTS 2
Examination form Home assignment - written product
Individual or group exam Individual exam
Size of written product Max. 10 pages
Assignment type Case based assignment
Duration Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
Grading scale 7-point grading scale
Examiner(s) One internal examiner
Exam period Winter
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
Course content, structure and pedagogical approach

During this course, you will study the development, production, and delivery of goods and services to the final customer. Supply chains are often
organised around complex multinational networks where sourcing of inputs,
production processes and distribution channels are tied together by integrative information and knowledge transformation processes. In this course, you will explore how to develop operations and supply chain strategies that satisfy customer needs through collaboration, technology and process improvement. You will develop the
capabilities to integrate the concepts of operations and supply chain management into your own business context.

Description of the teaching methods
The lectures will be based on texbook readings, articles, cases and a high level of student participation.
Feedback during the teaching period
During lectures students interact with the instructor with respect to theoretical issues and practical problems that are discussed during the course. One on one feedback can be provided during instructor's office hours.
Student workload
Teaching 20 hours
Preparation 20 hours
Examination 15 hours
Last updated on 28-06-2019