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Parent Programme
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in International Business
MODULE NFQ
Level 8
MODULE CREDIT UNITS
ECTS: 5
MODULE TITLE
Global Operations & Supply Chain Management
Reference Code: BB8 809
STAGE
Award
Spring Semester 2
12 Weeks Full-Time X 2.5 Hours per week
12 Weeks Part-Time X 1.5 Hours per week

Minimum Intended Learning Outcomes (MIMLOs)

Upon successful completion of this module, the learner should be able to:
LO 1
Critique the strategic importance of operations and supply chain management in the global competitive business environment.
LO 2
Assess the interaction between operations and supply chain management and other functional areas of business.
LO 3
Critically evaluate the role that supply chain management techniques can play as a decision aiding tool, as well as their limitations.
LO 4
Critique the role of technology in operations and supply chain management and its impact on the different elements of operations and supply chain management.
LO 5
Explore the use of ERP software and modelling techniques to business scenario and environments.

Assessment

MIMLOs
Assessment
Percentage
LO4, LO5
Poster display on a relevant topic. This will consist of the Learners working in a team to produce a high-quality poster whereby the student will demonstrate knowledge of the concept such as Reverse Logistics and its application in a company. This will involve peer group assessment and will test teamwork and communication skills as well as technical knowledge.
50%
LO1, LO2, LO3
Project Company visit and presentation. The will be an individual assignment which will involve the critically evaluating several the supply chain concepts, principles, approaches and showing one of them in practice as applied in a world-class organisation. The student will present their findings.
50%

Global Operations & Supply Chain Management (Elective)

Aims & Objectives

The aims of this module are to foster among learners an understanding of the role of the operations function within an organisation and the outward impact operations and supply chain management has on all aspects of the business.

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