With an advanced operations management skill set you could maximise your organisation’s output and have a direct strategic impact on its success.
Ready to become an invaluable asset to your organisation's processes?
Through studying the UCT Advanced Operations Management course you’ll become more competent in your business management abilities by mastering scheduling, capacity, forecasting and people management. At the end of the course you'll walk away with an operations management certificate, approved by UCT.
This advanced operations management course gives you:
The ability to align your organisation’s operations and functional strategies
The skills to create and implement an operational risk management that ensures smooth business management
The confidence to stand out in this lucrative industry as an expert in operations management
Powerful proof of your advanced operations management skill set from a UCT-approved certificate
The UCT Advanced Operations Management online short course, will equip you with the most up-to-date strategic abilities and empower you to further your operations management career. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:
Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
Course Module 1: Aligning an organisation's operations and functional strategies
Course Module 2: Operational processes
Course Module 3: Location, capacity and layout strategy
Course Module 4: Forecasting strategy
Course Module 5: People management
Course Module 6: Materials management and strategy
Course Module 7: Managing aggregate and scheduling planning
Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)
On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market. Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.
At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.
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When do I start?
Our next available short course starts 7 October 2019.
You can either pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts, or you may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses nine weeks and shorter. For courses ten weeks or longer, there is a three-part payment plan available. To find out more on payment options please visit our Payment and Financing page.
GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.
At the beginning of each week you'll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion. You also have access to your Success Manager who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.
The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you'll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.
On the Online Campus, you'll also be able to ask questions and interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you're experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Success Manager, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.