Notes from class: Use 2 specific Lean Principles. 1a. Literature review on Procuremnt and Warehousing using supply chain management. 1b. Literature review using the 2 specific Lean Principles on Procurement and Warehousing. 2. For each of Procurement and Warehousing - use the 2 Lean Principles areas as used above.Knowledge and Understanding: a) Investigate and critically evaluate the range of concepts and techniques available to operations managers so as to enable effective business decision making.
b) Demonstrate conceptual and practical understanding of the opportunities and constraints that organisational characteristics place on operations managers and on operational decision making in the supply chain context.
c) Critically discuss and evaluate the theoretical and real life applications of topics in the indicative content, analysing and evaluating the benefits they offer to an organisation and the challenges to be overcome in implementing them.
Subject- Specific Skills: d) Critically evaluate the business relevance of the concept/topic studied, with a view to understanding the value of its adoption to an organisation.
e) Design evidence-based and contextually relevant solutions to a range of case study scenarios to illustrate the applicability of the Operations Concepts, Tools and Techniques studied.
f) Assess the capacity and capability of an organisation to deliver Quality and Value to Customers both internal and external to the organisation.
Key Skills: g) Make discriminating use of a range of learning resources in order to solve problems within the domain of International Supply Chain and Operations Management.
h) Communicate the solutions arrived at, and the critical evaluation underlying them.