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    CMA Intermediate Syllabus 2016 (Paper 9): Operation Management & Strategic Management


    PAPER – 9: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT & STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
    Section – A: Operations Management
    1. Operations Management – Introduction 15%
    2. Operations Planning
    3. Designing of operational systems and control 35%
    4. Production planning and control
    5. Productivity management and quality management
    6. Project Management 20%
    7. Economics of Maintenance and spares management
    Section – B: Strategic Management
    8. Strategic Management Introduction
    9. Strategic Analysis and Strategic Planning 30%
    10. Formulation and Implementation of Strategy
    Section – A: Operations Management
    1. Operation Management Introduction: Scope characteristics of modern operations functions - recent trends in production / operations management.
    2. Operations Planning: Demand forecasting – capacity planning - capacity requirement planning - facility location - facility layout – Resource aggregate planning – Material requirements planning – Manufacturing resource planning- Economic Batch quantity.
    3. Designing of operational systems and control: Product Design, Process design - Selection - Product Life Cycle – Process Planning – Process Selection.
    4. Production planning and Control: Introduction – Control Measures – Time study, Work study, Method study, Job Evaluation, Job Allocation (Assignment Technique), Scheduling Queuing Models, Simulation and Line Balancing – Optimum Allocation of resources – Lean Operations – JIT – Transportation Model and Linear Programming Technique (Formulation of equations only).
    5. Productivity Management and Quality Management: Measurement techniques of productivity index, productivity of employee, productivity of materials, productivity of management resources, productivity of other factors – productivity improving methods – TQM basic tools and certification – ISO standards basics.
    6. Project Management: Project planning – project life cycle – Gantt charts, PERT and CPM.
    7. Economics of Maintenance and Spares Management: Break down Maintenance – Preventive Maintenance – Routine Maintenance – Replacement of Machine – Spare Parts Management.
    Section – B: Strategic Management
    8. Strategic Management Introduction: Vision- Mission and objective
    9. Strategic Analysis and Strategic Planning: Situational Analysis –SWOT Analysis – Portfolio Analysis – BCG Matrices – Stages in Strategic Planning – Alternatives in Strategic Planning
    10. Formulation and Implementation of Strategy: Strategy formulation function wise (Production Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Man Power Strategy) – Structuring of Organisation for implementation of strategy – Strategic Business Unit – Business Process re-engineering.

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