Operations and Projects Management
You have two assessments for this unit. Your first assessment is an individual case company based assignment. It
constitutes 50% of your grade. Your second assessment is a workbased
project plan. This also constitutes 50% of your
Highlights of Assignment 1
You need to choose one case (preferably your organisation) for your individual case report. You will discuss this with your
tutor before finalising the topic. Your critical analysis of the case will help you to answer the following questions:
Q1. Identify three important Operation Management (OM) decision areas (eg., quality, layout and process design) in your
case company (work place). Critically analyse the present activities of your workplace on the chosen OM decision areas and
suggest ways to improve performance (maximum 1500 Words).
Q2: Evaluate the strength, weakness, opportunity and threat of the company in such a way to show how these can be
synergistically exploited to improve the performance (maximum 500 words).
Use Academic references and OM theory for discussing your case.
– Individual Report Operations
You will be required to undertake a case study and complete a case analysis report. This can be based on operations of
your previous workplace or any other organisation known to you. You need to discuss and confirm with your tutor to agree
upon a suitable case. The report will be 2,000 words in length (not including references and appendices). It should include
answers to all the case questions (given above) and must make use of relevant unit concepts on the aspect covered