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MAR700 Supply Chains and Production Control Systems

Module description

This module introduces students to the management of operations and logistics control systems. It analyses the influences on the external business environment of organisations involved in international logistics, and synthesises the operation of logistics and production and control systems.

Module aims

To provide an insight into the management of Supply Chains and operations in a Production environment. To provide a sound understanding of the principles and applications of control systems to their operation. To provide an insight into the essence of Information and Communication Systems.

Assessed learning outcomes

At the end of the module the student will be expected to be able to:

  • evaluate external influences on the operation of supply chain and production systems.
  • assess complex supply chain and logistical situations.
  • evaluate the role of production control concepts in international supply chain and production systems.
  • synthesise a supply chain and production control system.