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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


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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.

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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. 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 Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 854 reviews
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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    Md. Mahabubar Rahman Bangladesh I reviewed all the topics under each module of the course entitled Online Diploma in Operations Management and found the contents really interesting and helpful for me and all managers like me as well. it is also helpful for any practitioner who is planing his or her career to build in the line of operations and management. 2015-05-19 11:05:49
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    James Peter Omwatum Uganda Very informative 2015-05-13 17:05:41
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    Emmanuel Ansong Ghana It is a very detailed course and has actually broaden my knowledge 2015-05-11 18:05:03
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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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