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Fundamentals of Operations Management


Fundamentals of Operations Management
Fundamentals of Operations Management

Gain excellent skills in operations management and learn strategies to manage operations efficiently


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Course Description

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.

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Learning Outcomes

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.


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Module Title
Operations management
Operations management strategies
Applying operations management
Introduction to Operations Management - Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 259 reviews
Course Title: Fundamentals of Operations Management
Course #: 194
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 9
Content Origin: Australian School Curriculum
Course Description:

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.

License:
Release Date: 19 April 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: Low
Animation: Low
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • GILBERT DOE AWUNYO
    GILBERT DOE AWUNYO Egypt The lessons are systematic and language simple enough to comprehend 2015-06-22 00:06:56
  • Samson Peter Mgonja
    Samson Peter Mgonja Tanzania Very helpful learning in the daily activities for managers of ALL businesses 2015-06-19 22:06:49
  • Mansour Abdi
    Mansour Abdi Somalia This was very important course. It covers all the basics of operations management course. 2015-06-08 12:06:35
  • Trash Cat
    Trash Cat New Zealand Much learn. Happy Very. Satisfaction high. 2015-06-01 23:06:02
  • Migdalia Otero
    Migdalia Otero United States of America So far it's interesting and a lot to learn. I like the pace and the way it's broken down. Thank you 2015-03-02 19:03:35
  • Balazs Molnar
    Balazs Molnar Germany Quick and great overview on the fundamentals. 2015-02-23 17:02:31
  • Andrew Derrick Idenyi
    Andrew Derrick Idenyi Nigeria It is indeed a strategic course in Operations Management as it is very revealing and tactical in resolution and approach to meeting operational challenges. This is very informing. Great course. 2015-02-13 02:02:59
  • Stephen Appiah
    Stephen Appiah Ghana Its an interesting course very helpful for refreshing and a useful tool for newly entrepreneurs and prospective entrepreneurs as well. 2015-01-19 10:01:15
  • Nkeke Solomon Makakase
    Nkeke Solomon Makakase South Africa This course is vital and relevant to my sitting as i am current in pharmaceutical production. The material is spot-on and on point. 2015-01-15 23:01:32
  • Mahesh Nagwan
    Mahesh Nagwan India A perfect course to develop a basic understanding of the Operations Management. 2015-01-05 20:01:44
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