Degree Module: Introduction to Operations Management


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This module provides a general introduction to Operations Management and explains how the Operations function fits within the organisation overall.


Level SCQF 7

Delivery Face-to-Face/Remote | Wednesday 11am-1pm

This is a timetabled class that you can attend face-to-face in college. Or online via your computer/ chromebook.

Location Inverness Campus/Remote

Duration Available to study in semester two (14 weeks), January to June.


Course content...

This module introduces basic concepts of operations management and application of the same in business practice today. You will examine the theoretical foundations of operations management and how these principles or models can be employed in both tactical and strategic decision making. Topics covered include forecasting techniques, operations planning and scheduling, service operations management, capacity management and supply chain coordination.

What next... 

HNC Business

Degree level study depending on additional qualifications and experience, including

BA (Hons) Business and Management


Entry requirements

Students should have one relevant A-C pass at Higher level.