Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
Globalization is forcing business operations managers to increasingly think on an international scale. This module builds upon previous study and explores how different organizations manage their operations strategically in a global environment. A specific range of key international operations management themes will be introduced including international outsourcing and logistics network planning. It will enable students to think systemically about fundamental processes and management skills involved in international operation.
A student passing this module should be able to:
Marks for each individual student in group work will be adjusted based on the individual student’s overall contribution. The approximate word count contribution per individual for the group work is 300 words (or equivalent). Please note that is only an approximate and may vary depending on the number of individuals per group.
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