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Diploma in Operations Management - Revised 2017

Management and Administration
Free Course
Whether a company is manufacturing products or offering services, having an efficient operations management system is essential for its success. This course will give you a strong understanding of the basics of operations management, including the responsibilities of an operations manager, human resources management, facility layout planning, and inventory management, so you can improve your operations management skills today.
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    6-10 Hours
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In modern business, there are three basic components of operations management. This course will give you a clear understanding of these important factors. You will first learn about the roles and responsibilities of an operations manager. You will then be guided through human resources management, asset management, and cost management. You will also learn about the transformation model, and the components that lay outside the boundary of the operations system.

As you progress through the course, you will learn about the different types of facility layouts so that you can maximize the effectiveness of the production process and meet the needs of employees. These include process, product, cell-unit, and fixed-position layout. Next, in the quality control and inventory management lesson, you will study the different types of inventory and how to achieve quality benchmarks. You will also learn how operations, productivity, and competitiveness are connected to each other.

This online Diploma in Operations Management is designed to help you acquire the qualities of a professional operations manager. By learning the important responsibilities and decision-making skills of operations management, you will make dealing with employees on a day-to-day basis much easier and improve your professional skills. This will be a great help for your career. So why wait? Check out the course now, and gain some great skills today.

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After completing this Operations Management course, you will be able to:

  • Identify three basic components of operations management and the strategies used in business development.
  • Describe the relationship between operations, productivity and competitiveness.
  • Explain the difference between manufacturing and service-based organizations.
  • Describe the important responsibilities and decision making that an operations manager must deal with on a day-to-day basis.

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

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Course Reviews

Adrian A.
one year ago
Adrian A.

Good subject matter presented in a format that is easy to follow

Robert W.
one year ago
Robert W.

Great course with a lot of info, take notes

Jacobus E.
one year ago
Jacobus E.

The course is well laid out, and I enjoyed the in-depth information provided.

Haki R.
one year ago
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Kenneth A.
one year ago
Kenneth A.

Good Course

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