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Diploma in Operations Management


Diploma in Operations Management

Diploma in Operations Management

Understand the important responsibilities and decision making that an operations manager must deal with on a day-to-day basis


Students: 39,287
Course Description

Operations management is of central importance to any organisation, whether they are manufacturing companies producing physical products or organisations offering services, or whether the organsiation is in the private, public or voluntary sectors. This free online course reviews a wide variety of topics from the development of operations management, to the role of the operations manager, the transformation model, planning and scheduling methodologies and practices, and inventory and quality management.
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This course will give learners a thorough understanding and knowledge of operations management and its organisational and managerial applications. The course is ideal for learners working in organisations, or who would like to work in organisations, and who want to contribute to the development of the organisation in the area of operations management.
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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will know the three basic components of operations management and the strategies used in business development. You will gain a good knowledge of the relationship between operations, productivity and competitiveness.
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You will be able to identify the difference between manufacturing and a service organisations. You will know the different types of development that occurs when managing operation in an organisation. This course will help you to understand the important responsibilities and decision making that an operations manager must deal with on a day-to-day basis.You will understand the concept of a transformation model for analysing operations. You will understand the functions of inventory and quality management.
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Module Title
Module 1: What is Operations Management?
Module 2: Development of Operations Management
Module 3: The Operations Manager
Operations Management Assessment 1
Module 4: The Transformation Model
Module 5: The Boundary of the Operations System
Module 6: Operations Management Strategies
Module 7: Applying Operations Management - Inventory and Quality Management
Operations Management Assessment 2
Operations Management End of Course Assessment

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Course Title Diploma in Operations Management
Course # 345
Course Publisher OpenLearn
Course Category 25
Content Origin
Course Description  Operations management is of central importance to any organisation, whether they are manufacturing companies producing physical products or organisations offering services, or whether the organsiation is in the private, public or voluntary sectors. This free online course reviews a wide variety of topics from the development of operations management, to the role of the operations manager, the transformation model, planning and scheduling methodologies and practices, and inventory and quality management. This course will give learners a thorough understanding and knowledge of operations management and its organisational and managerial applications. The course is ideal for learners working in organisations, or who would like to work in organisations, and who want to contribute to the development of the organisation in the area of operations management.
License  This course is available from OpenLearn through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date 11 February 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 6-10 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Post-Secondary
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download No
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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    Stephen Gormley United Kingdom What a well thought out course. 2015-03-19 13:03:37
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    Thompson Abiodun Nigeria Though learning still in progress but I kind of getting more knowledge about operations management which I believe would be useful to me. Thanks to Alison. 2015-03-14 12:03:04
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    EMMANUEL OBASI Nigeria Diploma in operations management will help develop the efficiency and ability of an individual to stand the challenges involved in business development and management. 2015-03-14 00:03:46
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    Hakim Jan Pakistan This course gives new ideas for managing an organization. 2015-03-13 07:03:12
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    Melissa Banda Zambia It's a good course 2015-03-04 12:03:19
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    Sydney Shalimbwa Zambia Its a great course 2015-03-03 20:03:33
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    Martinez Jaime Mexico The course is useful to undestand more easily what is essential to control the process taking place in a business 2015-02-24 05:02:17
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    Ainembabazi Dativa Uganda This has been a very good experience. 2015-02-20 13:02:23
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    Munalula Nawa Zambia wow !! awesome 2015-02-19 07:02:19
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    Terry Walker United States of America It is a great course 2015-02-11 14:02:05
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