MSc Operations, Project and Supply Chain Management

University of Manchester
En Manchester (Inglaterra)

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Course overview Learn the skills to ensure that processes run smoothly, particularly in the face of challenges and opportunities arising from the global reach of business. Gain the knowledge and practical skills vital for the professional operations, project or supply chain manager in a globalised environment.

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Requisitos: Academic entry qualification overview: We normally look for a UK bachelor degree with first or upper second class honours or the overseas equivalent in any discipline.  When assessing your academic record we take into account; your grade average, position in class, references, and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.  English language: For the latest information on demonstrating your English proficiency for those whose first language is not English, please see our language requirements . ...

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Oxford Road, M13 9PL, Greater Manchester, Inglaterra
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Management
Operations Management
IT
Supply
Supply Chain Management
Global
Project
IT Management
Supply and Chain Management
Skills and Training
Production

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Put your organisational skills to the test and learn to help businesses manage the production and delivery of products and services in an increasingly globalised marketplace. This course covers operations management, supply chain management, project management and process improvement in one challenging and rewarding degree.

Operations management is all about how to organise the production and delivery of products and services. From banks to factories, 90% of people are involved in operations. This course gives you the skills to ensure that process runs smoothly, particularly in the face of challenges and opportunities arising from the increasingly global reach of business.

The course covers the service, manufacturing, public and private sectors, showing how operations management works, whether the customer is a patient in hospital, a traveller on a transport system or a consumer buying a new iPod.

You have the opportunity to concentrate on particular aspects of operations management, supply chain management, project management and process improvement.

The course provides you with the knowledge and practical skills vital for the professional operations, project or supply chain manager in a globalised environment. It also gives you a strong foundation for any subsequent doctoral work or an academic career within the field.

Aims

The course consists of both compulsory and optional taught units. Compulsory course units include: 

  • Global Operations Management
  • Managing Projects
  • Strategic Supply Management
  • Research Methods

Optional course units include:

  • Commercial Management of Projects
  • Decision Behaviour, Analysis and Support
  • IS Stategy and Enterprise Systems
  • Business Improvement Tools, Techniques and Systems
  • Business-to-Business Marketing
  • Data Analytics for Business Decision Making
  • Digital Technologies for Marketing
  • Games Businesses Play
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Megaproject Leadership and Strategy
  • Operational Excellence: The Toyota Production System
  • Psychology of Behaviour and Decision Making
  • Risk, Performance and Decision Analysis
  • Simulation and Risk Analysis

By agreement, you may choose one elective from other masters courses.  This is by arrangement and subject to timetabling and your previous studies.

Coursework and assessment

Assessment across the course units varies, and includes a combination of examinations, course work and group project assessment and presentations, in-class tests and assignments. A dissertation is also undertaken and normally ranges between 12,000 and 25,000 words.

Open days

Masters information sessions

We are hosting a series of informal information sessions for undergraduates who are thinking about pursuing a masters course at Alliance Manchester Business School.

Our Masters courses aren't just for business graduates - from business analytics to operations, and marketing to finance, we have 17 courses to choose from. Join us to meet a careers advisor, admissions staff and current students and discover how our courses can boost your career prospects. Also, a number of graduates have the opportunity to progress directly onto the Full-time MBA programme as a Young Potential Leader - could you be one of them?

Choose from the following dates:

- Wednesday 17 February 2016, 12.00 - 1.30pm

- Wednesday 9 March 2016, 12.00 - 1.30pm

- Wednesday 13 April 2016, 12.00 - 1.30pm

- Wednesday 11 May 2016, 12.00 - 1.30pm

All events are held in the Atrium, Alliance MBS East building (on the corner of Oxford Road and Booth Street East) - number 26 on the campus map.

For further information and to register your interest in attending, please see the Alliance MBS website .

Events round the world

We take part in events both at home and around the world, and we'd be delighted to meet you in your country . If you are visiting Manchester, you are also welcome to organise a personal visit .

Disability support

Practical support and advice for current students and applicants is available from the Disability Advisory and Support Service. Email: dass@manchester.ac.uk