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Course Details in 2021/22 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 Marco Castellanidd
Level Masters Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions None
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 : Module Mark : Dissertation (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 100 &group coursework assignment
Reassessment: 100% individual coursework assignment
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