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IN2002: BIG DATA IN OPERATIONS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


Course Overview

This course uses four interrelated topics as foci to study 0perations in international business and management. It starts addressing the value chain then it covers energy security and sustainability, the knowledge economy and the underpinnings of big data analyses.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study Yes
Co-ordinators
  • Lecturer Ali Bayat
  • Mr Marcus Thompson

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Operations and finance I covers topics relevant to 0perations in international business. This course uses four interrelated topics as foci to study operations in international business and management. It starts addressing the value chain then it covers energy security and sustainability, the knowledge economy and the underpinnings of big data analyses.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 8, 14
  • 2 Seminars during University weeks 9 - 11, 15 - 16
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 12 - 14
  • 1 Workshop during University weeks 12 - 13

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Group presentation (35%)

Individual 1700-word essay (65%)

Alternative Resit Arrangements for students taking course in Academic Year 2020/21

Resit: Individual 2,000 word essay (100%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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