Course in Operations Management

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Operations Management

It takes a leader to set priorities and accomplish goals. Business processes need more than just strategy and speculation to be effective. They need someone with the ability to actually carry them out.  Professionals who take a course in operations management have the skills to make things happen and produce desired results.

What is a course in operations management? It is a class that is typically offered as part of a professional business certificate or degree program. It focuses on developing strategies to create and improve processes in an organization. Students study how flow rates, bottlenecks and inventory levels affect the final product that is offered to consumers. This course complements additional leadership and managerial classes and narrows the area of focus to a specific career function.

After completing one of these classes, students are able to analyze and improve procedures. They learn techniques for increasing productivity, controlling costs and reducing response times. By making use of case studies, they are able to learn from the successes and failures of other professionals and apply these lessons to their own careers. By the end of the program, they will be able to overcome challenges in production, reduce inefficiencies and make proposals for process improvements to top level managers.

The cost of these classes varies by institution. Those interested should contact their admissions department for more information regarding fees and tuition.

Graduates are ready to assume leadership positions within large scale organizations. It is common to find work as managers in the manufacturing, logistics, and supply industries. A career as an independent operations consulting analyst is also possible. Some voluntary industry regulatory agencies hire these graduates as process auditors.

It is important to consider all available educational options. Traditional classroom courses are preferred by many, but excellent online classes exist for those who need to take advantage of the convenience of distance learning. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Sharaf Aviation Services Academy
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai


Best Course Studies in Operations Management 2017. Description MODULE - 01: INTRODUCTION TO LOGISTICS Understanding Logistics People in the Logistics Working Environment The Role of Communications Technology in Context Sustainability and the Environment MODULE – 02: INTRODUCTION TO CUSTOMER SERVICES AND MARKETING Introduction to Customer Service Communications and Customer Service Understanding the Market Principles of Marketing MODULE -3: INTRODUCTION TO WAREHOUSING AND INVENTORY Inventory The Warehouse Warehouse Principles Storage and Materials Handling Warehouse Processes MODULE -4: INTRODUCTION TO PURCHASING The Scope of Purchasing Sourcing and Contract Law Purchasing Progress Monitoring and Control Global Sourcing [-]

Intermediate Merchandising

Fashion Retail Academy (FRA)
Campus Full time 3 days January 2018 United Kingdom London

This 3 day course provides a more in-depth study of the practical realities of merchandising in the fashion retail industry. [+]

This 3 day course provides a more in-depth study of the practical realities of merchandising in the fashion retail industry. To undertake this course you should have either completed the FRA Introduction to Merchandising course, or have relevant experience of working in the fashion retail industry. A good understanding of this business function and the different elements involved is required. Experience of working with Excel is also essential as study will involve the use of mathematical formulae and calculations. The principles and practises of merchandising are explored and specifically analysed in terms of how it is applied in different retail businesses, including e-retail. The course will include: Sales and forecasting WSSI The supply chain Allocation and reconciliation Practical exercises If you wish to increase your knowledge of the merchandising business function, as a way of developing a career in merchandising, or you would like to progress in the industry, then this course is for you. This course is ideal for any business wishing to develop their team by providing opportunities to fully explore this business functions. The course enables the development of new skills and explores important elements within fashion retail that will encourage team members to "think outside of the box" and develop new areas of learning. The following aspects of merchandising and buying are covered: Merchandising: Sales Budgeting - 'Top down' and 'bottom up' planning is explained, along with the concept of sales densities. This section examines why a sales budget is needed, who is involved, how retailers... [-]

Operations, Logistics & Lean Management – OLM

International Business School Americas
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 Italy Altavilla Vicentina Brazil São Paulo + 2 more

Deepen knowledge in Logistics, Operations and quality control using, as a reference the concept of lean manufacturing (Toyotism) applied to factories and services. [+]

Best Course Studies in Operations Management 2017. Period: January and July Course load: Full day classes and activities for 3 weeks - 80h in classroom and 8 hours of extra activities and 12 hours option visit. Faculty: Specialist professors from the university, with great academic and professional experience Dynamics of the class: theoretical classes, cases discussions and practical activities Students’ profile: Undergraduates interested in Administration Additional activities: Visit to the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, or the Fashion District of Milan, Italy. Number of students in class: from 15 to 30 Investment: € 5.100 + enrollment fee € 60 – check scholarship programs Payment conditions: up to 10 installments Enrollment period: upon request Objectives of the program Deepen knowledge in Logistics, Operations and quality control using, as a reference the concept of lean manufacturing (Toyotism) applied to factories and services. Program* 1st week: Logistics and operation for Global Foundations of logistics and operation for Global businesses; How to leverage competitive advantage based upon excellence in LOP. Company Visits and Project work. 2nd week: Lean goals and strategies Toyota’s lessons for today’s companies; linking corporative strategies to lean management. Company Visits and Project work. 3rd week: Lean management for industries and services Broadening the concept of lean management: service sector and leand management concepts and practices. Company Visits and Project Word. Graduation Ceremony. * Subject to change according to the coordination. Previous readings: Students will receive a set of articles to read, with six months in advance, allowing the best... [-]