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Week 1 - MAN7077 Introduction to International Operations Strategy and Innovation 2021_2bd65a643170d

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MAN7077: International OperationsStrategy and InnovationWeek 1:Introduction to the Module andInternational Operations Strategy andInnovationDr 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.Discusskeythetextbooksandrecommendedreadingsneeded for this module.Introductiontoglobalisation,internationaloperationsstrategy and innovation.Questions and Answers (Q&A)Session Outline
Dr Igho EkiugboLecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management[email protected]Room C235 Curzon Building.Suhel KhanLecturer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management[email protected]Please contact the Module Leader or seminar tutor for appointmentsModule Teaching Team
Introduction to the ModuleWelcome to MAN7077Agreements (TIPS):Time and attendance.Phones OFF OR ON SILENTdigital devices limited solelyto aid learning.Interact, engage and contribute in sessions, forums anddiscussions.In addition to the scheduled sessions, you are expected toundertake 140 hours of independent study.Study, learn and pass.
1)Evaluate International Operations Management real-worldscenarios.2)Demonstrate a critical awareness of the issues, problems andpractices that characterise International OperationsManagement.3)Critically evaluate and appraise the role that innovation playsin the development of Operations Management techniquesin different national and cultural settings.4)Critically assess the approaches for developing a culture ofcreativity and innovation in an organisation.Module Learning Outcomes
1.International Operations Strategy2.The international supply chain3.Co-ordination and control of international operations4.Types of innovation5.Outsourcing of operations functions6.Foreign Direct Investment7.Using creativity to resolve business issues8.International production and services9.Accessing sources of innovation10.International entrepreneurship11.Developing a strategy for innovation and entrepreneurship12.Sustainable business operationsModule Content
100% Individual Coursework of 3,000-Words (writtenreport).Please download the detailedAssessment Briefunder the AssessmentInformation section in the Module page on Moodle .The Assessment Brief contains a list of organisations you should considerfor the assignment.To be submitted by 12 noon on Friday 7thMay 2021 via the AssessmentSubmission Box.Feedback expected on 4thJune, 2021.There are only TWO chances to pass the module (first attempt and 1 re-sitattempt).Assessment Method
Text BooksEssential Readings:Slack, N., Brandon-Jones, A., Johnston, R. & Betts, A. (2015)Operationsand Process Management: Principles and Practice for Strategic Impact (4thEd.)Harlow: Pearson. (Also available as an e-Book at:).

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