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Fundamentals of Operations Management

Management and Administration
Free Course
Learn aspects of an operations manager and the relationship between operations, productivity and competitiveness.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    XSIQ

Description

Outcome

Certification

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This Fundamentals of Operations Management 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 enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate 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

Rochelle M.
one year ago
Rochelle M.

Awesome course definitely buying this certificate even if its just for bragging rights...Very very informative

Iwake M.
one year ago
Iwake M.

Enjoyed learning about all aspects of Organizational Management and all the operating systems within it. I will take the fundamentals I have learned in this course and apply them to my day to day decision making within my position.

Leigh W.
one year ago
Leigh W.

A good start to build on existing knowledge and prepare yourself for further courses.

Paul M.
one year ago
Paul M.

This was a great course for myself in my position at work. Well worth the time.

Roslyn S.
one year ago
Roslyn S.

It is wonderful, being able to do these courses online. Thank you.

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