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ES985 - Operations Strategy for Industry

  • Module code: ES985
  • Module name: Operations Strategy for Industry
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The existence of a properly formulated and explicit strategy is essential to ensure the development and success of the business. In industrial companies, the operations strategy is a key element. Every company is in a unique and dynamic situation offering products and services with different order winning criteria. Consequently the philosophy of this module is to present a variety of frameworks, methods and examples of how operations strategy can be formulated and implemented in manufacturing and related industries.

Principal learning outcomes

"On completion, the participant will be: Define Operations Strategy and its importance in an industrial business; Explain how Operations Strategy integrates, aligns and interacts with other company strategies; Describe the impact of Operations Strategy at different levels within the organisation; Recognise the need to measure the performance of the operations strategy and identify suitable areas for measurement; Discuss and give examples of how Operations Strategy can be formulated; Appraise and question different companies’ operations strategies and draw conclusions from the information. Select appropriate practices for implementing; Operations Strategy in different environments; Apply some of the tools and techniques learnt to case study material."

Timetabled teaching activities

40 hours

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/education/wmgmasters/structure/modules/osi/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES985-10)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Yildiz Technical University) (H71A) - Year 1
Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Yildiz Technical University) (H1Q1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Hong Kong) (H7BF) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Supply Chain and Logistics Management (awarded jointly with Hong Kong Polytechnic University) (H7BG) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management (H7Q0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management (H7Q1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management (Hong Kong) (H7Q4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management (HKPU) (H7Q5) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management (Yildiz Technical University) (H7Q6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management (China) (H7Q7) - Year 1
Optional
  • Postgraduate International Trade, Strategy and Operations (H1NB) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (H1P2) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Hong Kong) Warwick Award (H1P3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P7) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (India) (H1PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Thailand) (H1PI) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Awarded Jointly with Hong Kong Polytechnic Uni) (H1PT) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (H1PU) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Taught Engineering Business Management (Hong Kong) (H1X0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (H1X6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Cyprus) (H1Y6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (H1Y8) - Year 1
  • Engineering Business Management (India) (H1ZJ) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (Malaysia) (H1ZK) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (Thailand) (H1ZM) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (H1ZW) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Industrial Research and Technology Management (H7A7) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Industry Business Management (H7A9) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Service Management and Design (Thailand) (H7BE) - Year 1
  • Taught Postgraduate Manufacturing Systems Engineering (H7P0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Hong Kong) (H7P3) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (H7P5) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Process Business Management (H7P8) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (HKPU) (H7PA) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Business Management (H7PB) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Process Business Management (H7PC) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Home Fees) (H7PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Overseas and Self-Financing) (H7PE) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Thailand) (H7PN) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (Thailand) (H7PP) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (Hong Kong) (H7PT) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Russia) (H7PV) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Cyprus) (H7PX) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in International Technology Management (HKIPA) (H7PZ) - Year 1