MGT 311 Saudi Electronic University Operations Management Case Study


MGT 311 Saudi Electronic University Operations Management Case Study


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College of Administrative and Financial Sciences
Assignment 1
Deadline: 07/03/2020 @ 23:59
Course Code: MGT 311
Student’s Name:
Student’s ID Number: S
Semester: 2nd / Spring 2019-20
CRN: 20584
Course Name: Intro to Operations Management
Academic Year: 1440/1441 H
For Instructor’s Use only
Instructor’s Name: Dr. Gaurav Sukhdayal Vishwakarma
Students’ Grade:
Level of Marks:

The Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard (WORD format only) via allocated

Assignments submitted through email will not be accepted.

Students are advised to make their work clear and well presented, marks may be reduced for
poor presentation. This includes filling your information on the cover page.

Students must mention question number clearly in their answer.

Late submission will NOT be accepted.

Avoid plagiarism, the work should be in your own words, copying from students or other
resources without proper referencing will result in ZERO marks. No exceptions.

All answered must be typed using Times New Roman (size 12, double-spaced) font. No
pictures containing text will be accepted and will be considered plagiarism).

Submissions without this cover page will NOT be accepted.
Learning Outcome:

Demonstrate the concept of operations functions, supply chain strategy and issues required
for a new production design.

Exhibit the factors to determine the production and service processes.

Demonstrate process-flow analysis, process design solutions, operations strategies in the
business operation.
Assignment Question(s):
(Marks 5)
1) Describe the nature of operations management in the following organizations. In doing this, first
describe the operation process of the production system. Second, identify operations decisions.
(Marks 3) (word count maximum:500)
• A paper manufacturing
• An internal design office
2) Suppose that a firm is considering moving from a batch process to an assembly-line process to
better meet evolving market needs. What concerns might the following functions have about this
proposed process change: marketing, finance, human resources, accounting, and information
systems? (Marks 1) (word count maximum: 150)
3) Take a tour of the Soap Factory and describe the process used? (Marks 1) (word count maximum:

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