Operations Management focuses on the efficient administration of business practices to generate the highest level of efficiency possible within an organisation. This subject encompasses the responsibility of ensuring that business operations are efficient in terms of using as few resources as needed and effective in terms of meeting customer requirements. Key topics include the design and management of products, processes, services and supply chains. It considers the acquisition, development, and utilisation of resources that organisations need to deliver the goods and services their clients want. By studying operations management, students gain a comprehensive understanding of the underlying processes within a business, enabling them to contribute towards operational improvements, enhanced efficiency and increased profitability.