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MGX5690

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2013 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Dr Dayna Simpson

Synopsis

This unit is an introduction to services and operations management concepts. The unit introduces operations management concepts in delivering value to customers, within and across organisations. Furthermore, the unit introduces and investigates service management in a variety of industry contexts, including discretionary and non-discretionary services. The services and operations concepts are synthesised through applied assessment.

Outcomes

The learning objectives associated with this unit are to:

  1. define and distinguish between services and operations management principles and practices
  2. outline and apply operations management concepts in delivering value to customers
  3. apply and analyse discretionary and non-discretionary service management concepts
  4. synthesise services and operations management concepts.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

36 contact-hours (delivered in four concentrated learning blocks across the semester)

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses: 0105, 0319, 2099, 2778, 1065, 3801, 1506, 2643, 2642, 0200, 0201, 0028, 1822, 3844 or seek Chief Examiner's approval before undertaking this unit.