Start Dates
1st and 15th of every month
Award
Advanced Certificate in Operations Management
Duration
3 to 4 months
Fees
£650
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Discover why planning, quality management, forecasting, and inventory control are essential tools in today’s business environment.
This certificate course introduces you to the management of business operations, including the process of design, analysis, and sustaining quality standards. Inventory control and resource management are also a critical part of operations management, therefore you will learn how to successfully develop, execute, allocate and manage business projects with the ultimate objective of meeting customer demand at minimum cost.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this advanced certificate programme will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Optimising operations to create and maintain a competitive advantage
  • Business processes, procedures, and strategies for enhanced quality assurance
  • The critical issues involved in the upfront planning of an organisation’s operational design
  • Strategies for efficiently managing operations, and the dynamics of supply chain management
  • Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme
    • Case Studies and Discussion Questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • A good level of English language ability is recommended
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required
  • The programme of study in this Advanced Certificate course will challenge you to:

    • Develop your knowledge of how operations can be optimised for a competitive advantage
    • Understand the critical issues involved in the upfront planning of an organisation’s operational design
    • Analyse business processes, procedures, and strategies for enhanced quality assurance
    • Accurately measure the quality of products and services
    • Become familiar with strategies for efficiently managing operations
    • Understand the dynamics of supply chain management and the drivers for outsourcing and vertical integration
    • Improve quantitative reasoning ability
    • Improve oral presentation skills

    You will be formally assessed once during the programme, which will consist of a written report of up to 3,500 words. Completing this assignment to a satisfactory standard is a mandatory requirement.

  • Based on all online students who studied with InterActive in 2016

     

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— Brinsley Bailey, United Kingdom
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Khanyiso Welile Giorgi, South Africa

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