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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 2079

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163781

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 3)

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)

Course aim

The design, production and distribution of goods and services form the core elements of business activity. This course provides an overview of these elements and introduces students to the analytical skills required to effectively manage business operations.

Course content

Operations and work organisation
Design of process, products and service delivery systems
Building supply chains in manufacturing and service industries 
Capacity and demand forecasting and planning
Risk management
Distribution networks
Evaluating performance
Quality management
Inventory control

Textbooks

Greasley, A 2013, Operations management, 3rd edn, Hoboken NJ: John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Chichester, England

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Report 2000 words 50% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2.5 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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