Cases in Operations Management

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Cases in Operations Management

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Management, Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3.75
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Course description

    This course explores, by means of case study exercises, the decisions made in the design of operating systems to deliver products and services to consumers of the outputs of a range of organisations.

    Learning and teaching methods

    20 hours of lectures (10 x 2 hours)

    Assessment

    Individual essay (2000 words) based on a case study (30%). This is designed to help students develop skills in presenting arguments and information coherently and concisely.

    Degree examination (2 hours) on a previously circulated case study (70%).

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

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