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Fundamentals of Operations Management Free Course

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  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • This free business skills course introduces you to the world of operations management and is useful to those who wish to learn and understand more about the role it plays in organisations.

    Using an interactive presentation style, the lessons go through the role of operations management in both manufacturing and service organisations. It also covers strategies used, such as capacity planning, facilities location planning, aggregate planning and scheduling, as well as inventory management techniques and quality management.

  • After completing this course you will have a thorough understanding of competitive advantages, strategic plans, activities and critical decisions that are required when managing operations in an organisation. You will know the characteristics of an operations manager and the relationship between operations, productivity and competitiveness. This course will help you gain a good knowledge of inventory and quality management.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 4 )
  • Operations management
    • Operations management: introduction
    • Definition - operations management
    • Operations management: distinction between manufacturing and service organisations
    • Characteristics of operations managers
    • Operations management: relationship between operations, productivity and competitiveness
  • Operations management strategies
    • Operations management strategies
    • Operations management strategies: capacity planning
    • Operations management strategies: facilities location planning
    • Operations management
    • Operations management strategies: facilities layout planning
    • Operations management strategies - aggregate planning
    • Operations Management Strategies: Scheduling
    • Operations management strategies: materials requirement planning
    • Operations management strategies: maintenance control
    • Operations management strategies: evaluation of performance
  • Applying operations management
    • Application of operations management systems: inventory management
    • Operations management: inventory management techniques
    • Operations management: inventory management techniques
    • Operations management: inventory management techniques
    • Operations management: quality management
  • Introduction to Operations Management - Assessment
    • Introduction to Operations Management Assessment
Topics List ( 5 )
Operations management
Operations management This course covers topics related to operations management such the difference between manufacturing and services organisations, characteristics of operations managers, and  the relationship between operations, productivity and competitiveness. This is extremely useful for anyone interested in a career in operations management. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 10 )
Operations management strategies
Operations management strategies This free online course covers topics related to operations management such as facilities location and layout, scheduling, materials requirement planning and evaluation of performance. This is extremely useful for anyone interested in a career or is already working in the area of operations management. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 5 )
Applying operations management
Applying operations management This course covers techniques associated with operations management such as inventory management techniques and quality management techniques. This is extremely useful for anyone interested in operations management. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 1 )
Introduction to Operations Management - Assessment
Introduction to Operations Management - Assessment
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    XSIQ

  • Video

    Yes

  • Audio

    Yes

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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