Before joining the Nottingham University Business School China, I served as a Chair Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management at the Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, UK. I have also held academic positions in Denmark and the USA. Before joining academia, I have worked as an IT consultant for over 10 years. As a consultant, I have worked with numerous clients in Ohio, USA. During this tenure, I have assumed and excelled in different roles including project management, technical lead, business analyst, software architect, as well as programmer.
Operations management involves all the functions necessary to design, operate and improve the systems that create and deliver products and services. In this course, our focus will be on various production and operations functions, decisions and trade-offs that are necessary to create value for an organization. In order to reflect today’s work environment half of the course will be focusing on boundary spanning activities like supply chain management and sourcing as significant opportunities and challenges for operations management emerge from globalization.Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods