Assignment 1

Topics: Management, Critical path method, Debate Pages: 1 (353 words) Published: October 31, 2014

Assignments for the course Operations Management and Quality course (MBA): Note: The process of tasks preparation be discussed and presented in class on a regular basis. It should be delivered in ppt format. First Assignment to be submitted by 20th of October, 2014

This is what we read in the news on the 8th of August, 2014. A problem with the iPhone 6 screen delayed production of the new handset over the summer:Apple's plans to launch an ultra-thin iPhone 6 next month may have to be revised, according to reports that technical problems have left the company "scrambling to get enough screens ready". (source: http://www.theweek.co.uk/technology/iphone-6/58548/iphone-6-screen-flaw-could-delay-launch-plans#ixzz3BZgz1vbc) Task :Discuss the news while underlying the operation strategy of Apple; you need to discuss the company’s order qualifiers and order winners and its competitive priorities. You must compare with an other company Second Assignment to be submitted by 02nd of November, 2014

Choose an Emirati company of your choice and discuss its supply chain strategy. You need to cover the point while paying attention to the nature of its business; its competitors and future development of the business. Third Assignment to be submitted by 25th of November, 2014

Choose a project of your choice which is related to the company you work for and discuss all important aspects that are associated with its achievement. Underline potential critical path, potential factors that affect the process management of your selected project. Lastly, bring forward your own recommendations in view of successful project management. Assessment criteria:

Structure: need to pay attention to clearly plan the ideas in logical manner that is consistent with the core topic. The basic parts-introduction, body and conclusion-must be underlined Analysis: must pay attention to discussing all core ideas with appropriate link between theories and practice. There must be a clear link between the...
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