Operations and Systems Management

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Dr Huijing Chen

  • Qualifications: BSc, MSc, PhD
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer in Operations Management
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE
  • Telephone: 02392844025
  • Email: huijing.chen1@port.ac.uk
  • Department: Operations and Systems Management
  • Faculty: Portsmouth Business School


I am a Senior Lecturer in Operations Management and hold a PhD in short-term seasonal demand forecasting. I have published in high quality journals such as International Journal of Forecasting and Journal of the Operational Research Society. I have led and successfully completed an EPSRC-funded research project examining hierarchical seasonal demand forecasting. Previously I held lecturing positions at London Metropolitan University and the University of Salford.

Teaching Responsibilities

Business Operations & Systems Management (First Year Common Unit)

Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis (First Year Common Unit)

Finance & Operations Management (MSc Business and Management)


  • Judgemental adjustments to statistical forecasts: understanding how and when statistical forecasts should be adjusted to improve accuracy;
  • Inventory implication of forecasting accuracy and the impact of forecasting on various inventory control policies;
  • Making intelligent use of data for planning and replenishment, e.g.  making effective use of temporal and cross-sectional aggregation for better planning;
  • Understanding of using rules and intuition in inventory control, with the aim of developing a rule-based expert system which would benefit many business organisations.

Research profile

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