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|Unit chair:||J McElvaney|
|Contact hours:||2 x 1 hour lectures, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the current computer specifications.|
The unit aims to show how manufacturing and service companies compete and what makes them effective and efficient. Topics include: product/service design; work methods and measurement; materials management; production planning; and control and quality.
Case study 2000 words 30%, individual or group research report 2000 words 30%, two-hour examination 40%. Hurdle requirement - students must achieve at least 40% for the examination in order to gain a pass grade for the unit.