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Fundamentals of Operations Management Course


Fundamentals of Operations Management
Fundamentals of Operations Management

Gain operations management skills through ALISON’s online operations management course.


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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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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 289 votes
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:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Salwa Rihani
    Salwa Rihani United States of America I have obtained my BA in Business Administration in 1984. Going through the operations management section refreshed my memory of the courses I have done and it really reconnected me back to what I have learned at the same time any day-to-day operations can use the same strategies 2016-04-26 22:04:33
  • Patrick Maginness
    Patrick Maginness United Kingdom Very good, understand the course and now feel confident within a role of the operations management. 2016-04-14 08:04:34
  • Theophilus Amahwe
    Theophilus Amahwe Nigeria Operations management focuses on carefully and managing processes to produce and distribute products and services. Most important, overall activities often include product creation, development, distribution and production. Such activities are associated with product and service related activities managing purchases, inventory control, quality control, storage, logistics and evaluations of processes. A great deal of focus is on efficiency and effectiveness of processes. Therefore, operations management often includes substantial measurement and analysis of internal processes. Ultimately, the nature of how operations management is carried out in an organization depends on the nature of the products or services of the organization. 2016-01-23 13:01:33
  • Tsitsi Grace Madhodha
    Tsitsi Grace Madhodha Zimbabwe Thank you, I understand a lot more. very easy reading. 2016-01-14 09:01:01
  • Cheryll Thompson
    Cheryll Thompson Bahamas The information that I have learnt also retained in this course has been instrumental in this competitive world. This as been an extraordinary experience, which I am confident will be the catalyst for the position am pursuing. In any event an individual that as no indent of venturing in the area of operations management. Everyone may still benefit from this because it's the foundation of whatever career you choose to pursue. 2016-01-12 21:01:09
  • Kimberly Wright
    Kimberly Wright United States of America This is great! I'm learning already, Thanks 2015-11-07 01:11:20
  • Jaskaran Singh Saini
    Jaskaran Singh Saini India Its a wonderful experience to study with alison and I completed this course 2015-11-01 12:11:27
  • Arbab Ali Channa
    Arbab Ali Channa Pakistan This is very excellent course for Management staff. 2015-10-29 10:10:23
  • Julio Rodriguez
    Julio Rodriguez Philippines Pretty informative and easy to understand. Learned quite a bit. 2015-10-17 22:10:57
  • Simeon Nwazue
    Simeon Nwazue Nigeria Operations Management is concerned with the design, management, and Components of an Operating System Basic components: inputs and output.it also cover covers all aspects of operations management, including inventory forecasting and management, purchasing decisions 2015-10-09 08:10:48
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