Ch 10: MTEL Business: Operational Management

About This Chapter

Review the topics in this chapter's online video lessons so that you can correctly address questions on the MTEL Business examination related directly to operational management. The chapter includes short quizzes and worksheets.

MTEL Business: Operational Management - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter to learn about aspects of operational management before you pursue a business teaching endorsement by taking the MTEL Business examination. Take this opportunity to further study logistics, supply chain management strategies and enterprise resource planning. One of the chapter's video lessons outlines core competencies in supply chain management, and another focuses on the implications of organizational insourcing and outsourcing. Additionally, explore the lessons so that you can:

  • Understand supply chain integration
  • Examine the activities of supply chain management and logistics
  • Describe supply chain management's core competencies
  • Assess the effects of technology on business careers
  • Identify different forms of inventory
  • Explain the benefits and disadvantages of enterprise resource planning

Learn from and review these lessons as they're presented by seasoned educators. Study online as often as you like with your mobile technology. As you manage a busy schedule, you'll have the opportunity to pause the lessons and replay them when you have more time. The chapter consists of animated video lessons and self-assessment quizzes. You can also look through the written transcripts or print the worksheets for convenient reference.

MTEL Business: Operational Management - Chapter Objectives

There are six multiple-choice subareas and one open-response section on the MTEL Business examination. Subarea I, Business Management, contains questions on operational management. Worth about 21% of the overall score, the subarea has between 25 and 27 multiple-choice questions. The examination's 100 multiple-choice questions and two open-response assignments should take about four hours to complete. This is a computer-based assessment that also includes a 15 minute on-screen tutorial.

7 Lessons in Chapter 10: MTEL Business: Operational Management
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Supply Chain Management: Technology, Measurement, Relationship & Material Integration

1. Supply Chain Management: Technology, Measurement, Relationship & Material Integration

Marketing managers realize how distribution can be costly if there is not an efficient plan in place. Supply chain management is a strategy that allows seamless integration of all pieces of the distribution chain.

Supply Chain Management in the Business, Supplier & Customer Network

2. Supply Chain Management in the Business, Supplier & Customer Network

Supply chain management is concerned with all the interconnected businesses that are part of providing end products or services to customers. Learn how SCM can reduce costs and improve customer service.

Logistics of Goods and Services

3. Logistics of Goods and Services

Logistics management is essential for the proper functioning of a supply chain and for successfully serving customers. In this lesson, you'll learn about the role of logistics in supply chain management and how intermediaries can be used in the process.

Leveraging Core Competencies in Operations & Supply Chain Management

4. Leveraging Core Competencies in Operations & Supply Chain Management

Core competencies can be leveraged to develop a competitive advantage in the operations and supply chain areas. In this lesson, you will learn the definition, how they are leveraged and view examples of core competencies.

Globalization, Outsourcing & Insourcing: Impact of Technology on Careers

5. Globalization, Outsourcing & Insourcing: Impact of Technology on Careers

This lesson discusses the impact information technology has on careers. Globalization has been driven by advances in technology and has impacted job security and wages. We will specifically look at downsizing, insourcing and outsourcing.

Items that Make Up Merchandise Inventory

6. Items that Make Up Merchandise Inventory

In order to operate, merchandising companies must carry inventory. What exactly makes up merchandise inventory? In this lesson, you will not only learn the answer to that question, but also several other important factors that relate to merchandise inventory.

Enterprise Resource Planning: Using ERP to Integrate Business Processes

7. Enterprise Resource Planning: Using ERP to Integrate Business Processes

Enterprise resource planning is a set of integrated program to manage the critical operations for an entire organization. Learn about the advantages and challenges of implementing ERP.

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