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BUS506-Operations Management Plan.

BUS506-Operations Management Plan

Deadline-15 Nov 2020

The word count for the assessment is 2000 words excluded page title and APA references, references citation.

The purpose of this assessment is to allow students take on a management perspective to analyse an organisational process and develop an operations management plan with the aim of improving the situation. 

Students will be required to analyse on process in the company they work for or a company they are familiar with and develop a plan with solutions required to make improvements. The operations plan will cover the following: 

1. An introduction to the organisation or supply chain 
2. Description of the selected process 
3. Analysis of the process using relevant concepts to identify shortcomings 
4. Evaluation of the possible strategies for addressing the shortcomings
5. Recommendations of the most suitable strategies 
6. Resource requirements for implementing the proposed strategies 
7. Implementation plan for the proposed strategies 
8. Conclusion

COURSE: Master of Business Administration
Unit:Operations Management
Unit Code:BUS 506
Type of Assessment:Assessment 4 – Operations management plan
Unit Learning Outcomes addressed:Learning outcomes – (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f) and (g) (a)  Demonstrate critical understanding of the strategic role which operations management plays in an organisation’s success. (b)  Analyse and evaluate the relationships between stakeholders, business strategies, organisational structures and social institutions from an operational management context. (c)  Analyse business operations using appropriate performance measures such as, but not limited to, flow time, throughput rate and capacity. (d)  Evaluate and model ways of effectively implementing state of the art theories of quality control and management activities in business operations. (e)  Assess and synthesise diverse information in order to apply appropriate techniques and tools to address modern operations management challenges faced by organisations and institutions including, but not limited to, logistics and supply chain management. (f)  Exhibit an advanced level of awareness of the ethical aspects of operations management within the organisation and across the value chain. (g)  Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the central theoretical and practical issues, decisions and processes involved in manufacturing and service transformations.
Criteria for Assessment:  Criterion 1 – Description of the organisation/ supply chain/ process – (5/50)   Criterion 2 – Understanding of operations management concepts – (10/50)   Criterion 3 – Analysis of the selected process – (10/50)   Criterion 4 – Recommendations and implementation plan – (20/50)   Criterion 5 – References and structure – (5/50)
Assessment Task:The purpose of this assessment is to allow students take on a management perspective to analyse an organisational process and develop an operations management plan with the aim of improving the situation. Students will be required to analyse on process in the company they work for or a company they are familiar with and develop a plan with solutions required to make improvements. The operations plan will cover the following: An introduction to the organisation or supply chain Description of the selected process Analysis of the process using relevant concepts to identify shortcomings Evaluation of the possible strategies for addressing the shortcomings Recommendations of the most suitable strategies Resource requirements for implementing the proposed strategies Implementation plan for the proposed strategies Conclusion
Submission Date:Week 13 (online submission via Turnitin)
Total Mark & Weighting:50 marks (50%)
Students are advised that any submissions past the due date without an approved extension or without approved extenuating circumstances incurs a 5% penalty per calendar day,
calculated from the total mark e.g. a task marked out of 35 will incur a 1.75-mark penalty per calendar day.

Assignments should usually incorporate a formal introduction, main points and conclusion, and will be fully referenced including a reference list.

The word count for the assessment is 2000 words (+/- 10%) Marks will be deducted for failure to adhere to the word count

GENERAL NOTES FOR REFERENCING

References are assessed for their quality. You should draw on quality academic sources, such as books, chapters from edited books, journals etc. Your textbook can be used as a reference, but not the lecturer notes. We want to see evidence that you can conduct your own research. Also, in order to help markers, determine students’ understanding of the work they cite, all in-text references (not just direct quotes) must include the specific page number/s if shown in the original.

Work that includes sources that are not properly referenced according to the “Harvard Referencing Workbook” will be penalized.

MARKING GUIDE (RUBRIC):

Your assessment would be marked based on the following marking guideline.

Total marks – 50

CriteriaMarkHigh Distinction
Criterion 158.5 and above
Description of the organisation/supply chain/processExceptional and thorough description, includes all elements
Criterion 2108.5 and above
Understanding of operations management conceptsUnderstanding of the individual concepts is highly integrated
Criterion 3108.5 and above
Analysis of the selected operations management process or processesClear and thorough critical analysis of the operations management process or processes Relevant theories or concepts been adequately applied in the analysis
Criterion 42016.5 and above
Recommendations and implementation planExceptionally thorough analysis of alternatives with clearly established recommendations for implementation.
Implementation plan well explained will all key aspects covered.
Criterion 554.5 and above
Structure and mechanics –  Coherence and organization –  APA formatAn exceptionally clear, concise and coherent essay, critically organized and including all required sections. Referencing format is rigorously adhered to throughout the essay, with no errors present.

BUS506-Operations Management Plan

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