EMBA Program 2004
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Provide the participant with the tools to uncover, understand and improve the many diverse operational systems existing in a firm. Use this knowledge to turn the Productions/Operations function into a strategic competency.
Lectures, case discussion, exercises, simulations, games,
the load on this course is quite intense. Every day we will have evening sessions
devoted to playing some simulations or team exercises. The professor will do
his best to make the optimal use of everybody's time and it is expected that
the participants do the same.
We will have not much time to read the cases during the course. Students are strongly advised to read the pre-course materials (indicated by an *) before the beginning of the course.3.
The Memory Jogger II
Production and Operations Management: Manufacturing and Services, Chase, Aquilano and Jacobs, McGraw-Hill.
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The quiz will take place in the last period of the module. It will consist
on a series of short exercises, with multiple choice answers, intended to test
that the students have learned the quantitative aspects of the course. Students
who do not pass this quiz will have a second option at the beginning of the
Students will be assigned a take-home (a case study or a report based on their own company analysis) to be handed-in within one month after the end of the module (6-10 pages).