Level 5 Operations Management
General overview — word count
The recommended word count for this assignment is 4,000 words (-/+ 10% tolerance, i.e. your submission should
not be less than 3,600 words and no more than 4,400 words). Please be aware that markers are instructed to
stop marking when the maximum word count is reached
— your Table of Contents, all Appendices and the
References list are all
from the overall word count.
Please refer to the Assignment Style Guide for further guidance on the accepted format of your assignment.
Choose a local or international organisation with which you are familiar. All of mr answers must be based on this
organisation. You must be able to easily obtain the required background information to enable you to respond to
the asks. In answering the Tasks, you should assume the role of an experienced consultant hired by the Board.
You must provide a one-page summary of background information on your chosen organisation (250 words).
This must include:
Name of the organisation
Size of organisation
Main markets where it operates (geographical locations)
Examples of products and services
Main customer segments
In addition to the above, you can include any other information which might be useful for the marker to
understand the context of your answers. Your organisation summary is OQt included in the overall word count.
NOTE – The organisation summary must be completed and must accompany the submission otherwise
the assessment cannot marked.