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Course Details in 2020/21 Session


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Module Title LM Management Information Systems and Simulation
SchoolSchool of Engineering
Department Mechanical Engineering
Module Code 04 30082
Module Lead Dr A M Tobias
Level Masters Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 2
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Restrictions None
Exclusions
Description IT trends in the business environment; building management information systems; business process re-engineering; enterprise resource planning; future trends and cloud computing.

What is simulation? Progressive model building. The dynamics of stochastic systems. Verification, validation and experimentation; simplification, and the limitations of simulation.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Critically evaluate the applicability and use of various types of Management Information Systems for the purpose of improving performance in particular areas of industry, commerce and the public sector.
  • Assess the performance of manufacturing and systemically similar systems by formulating, building and experimenting with discrete simulation models.
Assessment 30082-01 : MISQ1 Coursework : Coursework (5%)
30082-02 : MISQ2 Coursework : Coursework (20%)
30082-03 : MISQ3 Coursework : Coursework (15%)
30082-04 : MISQ4 Coursework : Coursework (10%)
30082-05 : SIMQ1 Coursework : Coursework (10%)
30082-06 : SIMQ2 Coursework : Coursework (10%)
30082-07 : SIMQ3 Coursework : Coursework (10%)
30082-11 : SIMQ4 Coursework : Coursework (20%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 100% group coursework assignment
Reassessment: 100% individual coursework assignment
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