Operations Management is ever increasingly featuring as a critical function in the growth and profitability of organisations – especially due to over competitive markets. The ability to deliver products and services fast and right first time while cutting costs has become fundamental to not only the competitiveness of a business, but also its survival. Given the significant resource percentage consumed by operations, effective operations management has a considerable contribution to make towards the overall success of a business.
At the end of this short programme, participants would have gained the knowledge to more effectively manage their operations and thus make a valuable contribution towards the success of their business.
The course is targeted for:
This is a 40 hr guided learning course. Students need to invest further hours which will include private study and home assignments.
Lessons are held as indicated on the prospectus and website.
Learning Outcome 1: Enhance own knowledge of an applied concept of operations management within dynamic contexts
Learning Outcome 2: Identify various ways how different operations are managed and controlled
Learning Outcome 3: Identify and apply the best practice in manufacturing operations
The following are the suggested pre-requisites and/or entry requirements needed:
Course participants may be awarded either an MCAST Certificate of Attendance or an MCAST Certificate of Achievement.
MCAST Certificate of Attendance
MCAST Certificate of Achievement
If the student intends to obtain a Certificate of Achievement, she/he is required to sit for an assessment/s. Assessment/s may take various forms such as a home assignment, class assignment, practical test and time constrained test. However, the assessment/s is not compulsory and an applicant may choose not to sit for it.
There are no additional costs or special materials/equipment to bring.