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Full-time Master's Priogramme 2015-16

MSc Engineering Business Management (EBM) Ellen Chang, Taiwan EBM Graduate 2010-11 Engineering Project Manager, Product Design. Quanta Computer “ I was really surprised by the international atmosphere at Warwick: there were people from right across the world living, working and studying together. To me, this is a big part of the Warwick learning experience. You get the opportunity to discover different cultures, discuss things with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and make lots of new friends. It opens your mind and you are exposed to many new ideas and viewpoints. This in itself is fascinating – and also extremely useful once you leave the university, go out into the world of global business and have to collaborate with colleagues around the world. During my year at Warwick I was President of the Taiwanese Society, we organised events for students from across the world, giving them the chance to learn about Taiwanese culture. We also formed new partnerships with Taiwanese societies from other universities including Oxford and Cambridge. Through this, and my work as a Student Representative for my course, I was given the Warwick Global Advantage Award 2011, which made me very proud! “ resources into added value. It explores all elements of successful and effective people management practice. Logistics and Operations Management Logistics is recognised as a key function in meeting market requirements quickly, flexibly and without incurring punitive inventory costs. This involves the management of external companies supplying materials or services to the company as well as the management of operations internally. This module provides an introduction to the fundamentals of logistics and operations management. Project Planning, Management and Control This module provides an understanding of the principles, philosophies and methods of project management. It establishes an appreciation of, and an ability to apply, current tools and techniques for project planning and control, including the selection and management of project teams. Operations Strategy for Industry The existence of a properly formulated and explicit strategy is essential to the development and success of the business. This module will present a variety of frameworks, methods and examples of how operations strategy can be formulated and implemented in manufacturing and related industries. You will learn how to select appropriate practices for implementing operations strategy in different environments. Product Design and Development Management Innovation and introduction of new products to the market is one of the fundamental processes in industry. Through this module you will gain an understanding of the integrated approach to the management of product development concentrating on the processes of product design, development, and introduction from the ideas and concept stage to delivery. Quality, Reliability and Maintenance This course treats quality, reliability and maintenance as integral parts of manufacturing, showing how philosophies, systems, employee involvement, techniques and technology should all contribute to improving quality and reducing costs. Manufacturing Technology** Manufacturing technology is of paramount importance as no manufacturing industry can exist without it. Modern manufacturing technology encompasses a diverse range of disciplines and their interaction including computer aided design and manufacture, materials, processes and manufacturing automation. * Only one of these courses needs to be chosen ** For students with a non-engineering background go.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/courses/ebm 11 Core Modules Financial Analysis and Control Systems This module provides an understanding of the main accounting statements together with an awareness of basic accounting principles, terminology and techniques which will enable you to interpret financial reports and information. An introduction to management accounting practices as an aid to effective operational financial planning and control is also included. Strategic Marketing* This module introduces the marketing concept as a philosophy of business management and considers the techniques and strategies available to the marketing practitioner. Key areas covered include the marketing environment; strategic planning; managing the marketing mix; market types; research and analysis; the impact of IT and e-business on marketing; international marketing. Organisations, People and Performance* This module will provide a knowledge and understanding of the importance of strategic management of the people in organisations and how this relates to the wider business strategy. It is based on the premise that people are the most important resource in organisations and translate other


Full-time Master's Priogramme 2015-16
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