UNIVERSITIESUNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Advanced Operations Management online short course

Course starts in 6 days (Still accepting late registrations)

Course information

Registration Closes:
20 November 2018
Course Starts:
26 November 2018
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
10-12 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R17,900Payment Options
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English
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Introduction

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.

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What will set you apart

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

Course curriculum

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
  • Course Module 8: Operational risk management strategy

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.

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Our next available short course starts in 6 days. (Still accepting late registrations)

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  • WHAT ARE MY PAYMENT OPTIONS?

    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.

    If you want to find out more about any of these options or you want to know which you qualify for please get in contact with a Course Consultant here.

  • WILL I HAVE THE TIME?

    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.

  • CAN MY EMPLOYER ASSIST WITH PAYMENT?

    By improving your skills and industry knowledge, you'll be having an influence on the success of your organisation.

    Why wouldn't you ask your boss to help you fund your studies if it's going to have an impact on the way you do business?

    37% of our past students receive financial assistance from their employers. You can ask for help, too. Here is a guide to show you how to receive financial assistance from your employer.

  • WHAT IS THE ONLINE CAMPUS?

    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.

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