Subjects

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Overview

Operations management deals with understanding and integrating business processes within and between organisations.

Areas of study

When you study at postgraduate level you will look at the design, management and improvement of processes, systems and networks for use within and between organisations. Areas of research include manufacturing and service systems modelling, quality management, supply chain modeling and coordination, systems thinking and health care delivery.

You can study Operations and Supply Chain Management in the following programmes:

What you will learn

Studying Operations and Supply Chain Management 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.

Career opportunities

If you combine this subject with a specialisation in an additional discipline such as Information Systems, Marketing, Accounting or Finance, you will possess a graduate profile that is greatly sought after by employers. Potential positions include operations analyst/consultant, production scheduling planner/manager, quality manager, ERP consultant, and supply chain consultant.

More information

For more information see the Business School website: Why study Operations and Supply Chain Management?