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BUS7079: International OperationsStrategy and InnovationWeek 1:Introduction to the Module and InternationalOperations Strategy and InnovationDr Igho Ekiugbo[email protected]Birmingham City Business School
Introduction to the module and teaching team.Discuss the module content and assessment brief.Discuss the module outline.Discuss the key textbooks and recommended readings neededfor this module.Introduction to globalisation, international operations strategyand innovation.Questions and Answers (Q&A)Session Outline
Dr Igho Ekiugbo -[email protected]Lecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain ManagementRoom C235 Curzon Building.Dr Shishank Shishank –[email protected]Senior Lecturer in Operations ManagementRoom C235 Curzon BuildingUmer Asif (TBC)Visiting LecturerPlease contact your module tutor via email for queries or appointmentsModule Teaching Team
Introduction to the ModuleWelcome to International Operations Strategy and InnovationmoduleAgreements (TIPS):Time and attendance.Phones OFF OR ON SILENT– digital devices limited solely to aidlearning.Please always bring a laptop to classInteract, engage and contribute in sessions, forums anddiscussions.In addition to the scheduled sessions, you are expected toundertake 140 hours of private study.Study, learn and pass.
1) Evaluate International Operations Management real-worldscenarios.2) Identify and interpret issues, problems and practices thatcharacterise International Operations Management.3) Critically evaluate and appraise the role that innovation playsin the development of Operations Management techniques indifferent national and cultural settings.4) Critically assess the approaches for developing a culture ofcreativity and innovation in an organisation.Module Learning Outcomes
International Operations StrategyThe international supply chainCo-ordination and control of international operationsTypes of innovationOutsourcing of operations functionsForeign Direct InvestmentUsing creativity to resolve business issuesInternational production and servicesAccessing sources of innovationInternational entrepreneurshipDeveloping a strategy for innovation and entrepreneurshipSustainable business operationsModule Content
100%IndividualCourseworkof3,000-Words(writtenreport).Please download theAssessment Briefunder the AssessmentInformation section in the Module page on Moodle .The Assessment Brief contains a list of organisations youshould consider for the assignment.To be submitted by 12 noon on Friday 13thMay 2022 via theMainAssignment Submission Link.Feedback expected on 10thJune 2022.There are only TWO chances to pass the module (first attemptand 1 re-sit attempt).Assessment Method
TextbooksEssential Readings:Slack, N. and Brandon-Jones, A. (2018) Operations andProcess Management: Principles and Practice for StrategicImpact (5th Ed.) Pearson - UKBarnes, D. (2008) Operations Management: An InternationalPerspective. London: Cengage.

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