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Operations Management Diploma Training Course

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Operations Managent Diploma Training Course

This course on Operations Managent is an ideal choice for those looking to broaden their knowledge in the field of operations and equip thselves with the skills that they need to progress their career in this area. Split into ten comprehensive, intuitive and easy to follow modules, the course covers the full life cycle of the operations managent process and provides you with a detailed understanding of the key disciplines in the sector.

The first module will provide you with an overarching general introduction to operations managent and each subsequent module will focus on two or three specific areas, giving you all of the information and detail that you need to hit the ground running in the profession. The course covers a good range of specific and technical operations information and also more general managent principles with the aim of giving you a broad and all-encompassing knowledge in the field.

The course is designed for anybody already working as an Operations Manager or anybody thinking of making a career move into the field. It is particularly useful for those who have previous experience within operations and are thinking of taking the next step into managent. However, the course has been specifically designed to require no previous knowledge of the sector.

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  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who can take the course?

Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirents to take the course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What you will learn

This course covers these key areas in detail, plus much more:

  • An introduction to operations managent, including its purpose and key principles, as well as a brief history of the discipline and an examination of what successful operations managent looks like.
  • The key technical skills and personal attributes that you need to become a good Operations Manager and how to develop a career in the field.
  • A definition of supply chain managent and specific information relating to the sub-areas of purchasing and inventory.
  • A further analysis of supply chain managent, including the roles of product development, design, distribution and marketing.
  • How to ensure good quality across the different phases of operations managent, including quality standards and dealing with legal regulations.
  • The parallels between operations managent and project managent, how to structure your own operations projects and the use of new project methodologies such as Six Sigma, lean production and continuous improvent.
  • An overview of the different types of ployment and worker statutes found in the operations sector, including the use of contractors and subcontractors.
  • Effective methods of managing people, including ployees, contractors and suppliers, and your legal responsibilities towards these parties.
  • The financial aspect of operations managent, including dealing with cost managent and ways to reduce costs throughout the organisation, plus how to work with common financial documents such as budgets, balance sheets and asset registers.
  • The importance of sustainability and environmentally friendly initiatives and how operations managent can support this area.
  • How to draw up a robust corporate social responsibility strategy for your organisation.
  • Common reasons for disputes and ways to avoid and resolve conflict.

Benefits of taking the course

  • The ability to study from home, or anywhere with a convenient internet connection.
  • Study at a pace that is comfortable for you. Since there is no time limit for this course, you will complete your studies, regardless of how long it takes you.
  • You can study training material on any device including computers, tablets, or mobile phones.
  • The ability to easily manage modules and understand course structure.
  • Convenient online support available while you train.
  • The opportunity to access a comprehensive syllabus that will assist you in acquiring the knowledge necessary to fast track you in the process to becoming an Operations Manager.
  • The opportunity to gain prospects while applying for work or other opportunities in the industry.
  • A certified and recognised certificate upon successful course completion.
  • An affordable pricing structure.

Training Course Content

  • Module 1: An Introduction to Successful Operations Managent
  • Module 2: Supply Chain Managent Part 1 “ Purchasing and Inventory
  • Module 3: Supply Chain Managent Part 2 “ Product Development and Production
  • Module 4: Supply Chain Managent Part 3 “ Product Distribution and Marketing
  • Module 5: Finance and Managing Costs
  • Module 6: Working with ployees, Contractors and Other Workers
  • Module 7: An Introduction to Project Managent
  • Module 8: More Project Methodologies in Operations Managent
  • Module 9: Maintaining Quality in Operations Managent
  • Module 10: Socially and Environmentally Responsible Operations Managent

Course delivery details

We estimate that the course will take about 14 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.

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