Because organizations can be viewed as systems , management can also be defined as human action, including design, to facilitate the production of useful outcomes from a system. The Consultancy pathway prepares you for a career in consultancy, the Supply Chain Management pathway is perfect if you wish to seek a deeper insight into the operation of the supply chain, while the Enterprise pathway provides a route for you if you’re interested in the development and sustainability of new business operations.
Purpose: Managing within the new economy to obtain a competitive advantage, the changing role of the operational manager, operational planning, organize operational resources, monitor and control operation resources, operational decision-making and problem-solving, teams and performance, self management and industrial relations.
This flexibility is greatly appreciated by students as it provides additional time to compare the core areas, before deciding on whether to carry on down the general management route, or focusing a little more on an area that has piqued their interest.
Supply Chain Management and Information Systems: You will also develop and appreciation of the role of supply chains in serving global markets, addressing issues such as the application of various systems to facilitate digital transactions (e.g. SAP, CRM)v and issues related to web performance (e.g. web design and google analytics).
This includes the application of environmental management principles within the applicable governance requirements as well as sustainability principles and the application of business management principles in order to manage the impact of environmental factors on business organisations.