CATEGORY: Professional

Operations Management

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

For Beginners

2 Modules / 6 Topics / 1.5-3 Hours

The online Operations Management and Strategy course begins by giving an overview of operations management in both manufacturing and service organizations. You will learn about the different strategies which you can apply to your own company and will study capacity planning, facilities location planning, aggregation planning, and scheduling. This can help you ensure that your company’s products or services are always available and reach your customers promptly. The course will then explain the relationship between operations, productivity, and competitiveness.

You will then study the nine key characteristics of an operations manager and the critical decisions managers must make when managing operations in an organisation. You will learn how they help in the development of plans or tactics that could give their company a competitive edge over its competitors. The course will also cover inventory management techniques that can help you control and oversee your company’s inventory and the amount of product for sale.

Every successful operations manager needs to be able to handle the day-to-day running of their business smoothly. This operations management strategy course will familiarize you with production administration, manufacturing, and the rendering of services in order to make you much more capable of becoming that successful manager.


Module 1: Fundamentals of Operations Management

  • Learning Outcome
  • Operations Management
  • Operations Management Strategies
  • Applying Operations Management
  • Lesson Summary

Module 2: Course Assessment

Course Outcome:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Define operations management
  • Discuss the relationship between operations, productivity, and competitiveness
  • Identify the characteristics of an operations manager
  • List the nine key strategy areas
  • Explain the role of quality management in operations
  • Explain inventory management techniques

To successfully complete this certificate course and become a GrowHouse graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed the course, you will have the opportunity to access your certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement. Your Growhouse certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers, including it on your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications. It is an indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results. It is an incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning.

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