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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: 34,040
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 Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download No
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Donna Banaszak United States of America Very interesting. Builds upon the fundamental course. 2015-01-27 14:01:01
  • Stephen Chireri Keah Kenya Its a very good course but tactical. thanks 2015-01-20 10:01:24
  • Hayes Nanduba Zambia It is very interesting and i liked the arrangement of the courses ,very easy to understand. 2015-01-14 21:01:33
  • Allan Dodds United Kingdom great course and easy to understand. 2015-01-13 14:01:52
  • Mark Scanlan United Kingdom A very effective course to refresh the subject of Operations management 2015-01-06 15:01:32
  • Divellious Chiuzeni Malawi It has been a wonderful course, it has alot that will help me through my management position. ALISON KEEP IT UP 2015-01-06 13:01:16
  • samuel odee Nigeria Diploma in operations management is quite commendable. Sure that is acceptable in the oil and gas sector in Nigeria. 2015-01-03 15:01:49
  • Qiyamah Yates United States of America Facilities and the location in operation management is very important in Mass Production, when dealing with the economy and where your most profit and assuarance will be 2014-12-31 23:12:04
  • Charles Anyida Logwenya Uganda The course may strengthen my ability to manage the current humanitarian operations of my organization to meet international standards and quality assurance for those in need.It will make me ensure that programs and projects including their associated inputs are well utilized to achieve maximum benefits. 2014-12-30 06:12:22
  • Amelia Mitford-rogers Liberia I think the course outline is good and will help one to get a better understanding about business operations in general when She/He is able to finish the course 2014-12-11 13:12:20
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Free, Online Diploma in Operations Management Course.