Operations Strategy

This module is designed to explain and evaluate strategic issues in operations and supply chain management. It is expected that learners will be able to apply theories and concepts in a practical setting.

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Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience. Should you have any queries regarding your eligibility, please contact us at info@advancecentre.ie


On completion of this module students will be able to:

  • Synthesise operations strategy theories and frameworks, with particular emphasis on identifying how operations can be a source of competitive advantage for the firm.
  • Critique the alignment of a firm's operations strategy with its overall competitive strategy.
  • Construct a case study based on an engineering firm which can be used to demonstrate the importance of alignment between operations and competitive strategy.
  • Apply both oral and written communication through continuous in-class discussions and written reports.
  • Assess published academic and practitioner research related to operations strategy to support in-class discussions and written reports.

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

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Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

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