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MPM792 - Operations Management

Unit details


2015 unit information

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

S Orr

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Learning resources are via CloudDeakin


Burwood (Melbourne) Intensive is subject to minimum numbers


The unit considers operation management as a transformative, cross-functional process. It covers both manufacturing and service contexts and is based upon learning from case studies, simulations and examples. Topics include: operations and supply chain strategy; quality management; product and process design; capacity planning; scheduling; and materials and inventory management. A holistic approach is taken, and the emphasis is on dealing with individual aspects of operations within an overall strategic framework for business effectiveness.


Assessment 1 (group/3 students) - Written Assignment (3000 words) - 40%

Assessment 2 (individual) - Research Report (4000 words) - 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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