Operations and Supply Chain Management
Operations and Supply Chain Management deals with understanding and integrating business processes within and between organisations.
A major in the BCom or a specialisation at postgraduate level in this subject will enable you to use technologically sophisticated methods to solve business problems related to the journey of products and services from the manufacturer or provider to the end customer.
You will gain an understanding of the techniques required for managing and improving the integration of design, resources, processes and customer requirements. Study areas include:
- Operations management
- Business process design
- Business logistics
- E-business and supply chains
- Production planning and scheduling
- Quality management
Where can Operations and Supply Chain Management take you?
By combining Operations and Supply Chain Management with an additional discipline such as Information Systems, Marketing, Accounting or Finance, you will acquire a graduate profile that is greatly sought after by employers. Possible roles include:
- Business process engineer
- Change manager
- ERP consultant
- Operations analyst/consultant/manager
- Production and scheduling planner/manager
- Quality manager
- Supply chain consultant