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Unit details

MMM201 - Managing Business Operations

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:Nil
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

A O'Loughlin

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1x2 hour class, 1x1 hour seminar per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Organisations need to ensure that the operations through which they make and deliver goods and/or services to their customers are not only effective and efficient but also sustainable. It is through their day-to-day operations that organisations create value for their customers and other stakeholders (such as investors and employees).

Through this unit you will develop an understanding of the nature and management of operations in different business contexts, covering both goods-producing and service-providing organisations. You will learn how operations can be planned, developed, measured and controlled to achieve desired outcomes – high-quality goods and services that delight customers – and fulfil the strategic plans of the organisation.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (groups of 3-4 students) - Team-based operations simulation (3000 word report) - 50%,

Assessment 2 (individual) - Individual Based Operations Analysis (2500-3000 words) - 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1283$1283$2672$2837

* 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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