Operations management is important to any organization, whether they are manufacturing companies producing physical products or organizations offering services. The diploma in operations management online course reviews a wide variety of topics from the development of operations management, to the role of the operations manager, the transformation model, planning and scheduling methodologies and practices, and inventory and quality management.
Upon completion of this course you will know the three basic components of operations management and the strategies used in business development. You will gain knowledge of the relationship between operations, productivity and competitiveness. You will also be able to identify the difference between manufacturing and service-based organizations. Overall, this course will help you to understand the important responsibilities and decision making that an operations manager must deal with on a day-to-day basis.