Operations and Supply Chain Management

2022/2023

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The aim of the module is to provide the student with an understanding of how operations management can be used to improve efficiency and competitiveness.

The task of running a company involves making trade-offs among several interrelated decisions that have a major impact on performance and productivity. This task is at the core of any organisation that involves activities of managing resources optimally in order to deliver goods and services through supply, production and distribution

Learning objectives

Knowledge

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:

  • key methodological approaches to exploring operations and supply chain management, both theoretically and practically.
  • key issues in operations and supply chain management and can define and represent these.

Skills

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:

  • understanding and being able to explain key theoretical aspects of operations and supply chain management.
  • identifying key theoretical and practical issues in operations and supply chain management.

Competences

The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:

  • unite theory and practice in an academic way on a key issue in operations and supply chain management.
  • apply a problem-oriented approach to key issues in operations and supply chain management.

Type of instruction

For information see § 17.

Exam

Exams

Name of examOperations and Supply Chain Management
Type of exam
Written exam
Individual examination.
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleOperations and Supply Chain Management
Module codeBAEØK202215
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionDanish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Economics and Business Administration
DepartmentAAU Business School
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities