units

MGG5690

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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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
OfferedNot offered in 2015

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%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses: 0105, 3164, 2099, 1822, 1679, 3848, 2778, 1741 or seek the approval of the Chief Examiner before undertaking this unit

Prohibitions