UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Operations Management online short course

Course starts 9 October 2017
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Course information

Registration Closes:
3 October 2017
Course Starts:
9 October 2017
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R13,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
3 October 2017
Course Starts:
9 October 2017
Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

In a world defined by who can get the most done in the shortest amount of time, businesses rely on operations managers to ensure efficient systems are being used to minimise effort and maximise profit.

Is it time for you to master planning, scheduling, capacity and process optimisation, qualifying you to fill the increasing number of operation management jobs? Your solution could be an operations management course.

Ensure quality operations management in your organisation by finding the perfect processes for the people who have to get the work done with this operations management course.

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What will set you apart

This UCT online operations management course will improve your skills as an operations manager by:

  • Helping you improve internal processes and systems through relevant operations management training
  • Expanding your knowledge on operational problems and how to solve them before they affect workflow by exploring the most relevant skills on this operations management course
  • Focusing on how different facility layouts will help or hinder production
  • Providing you with operations management skills focused on manufacturing but which are transferrable across any industry

Course curriculum

In this online operations management course from UCT, you’ll cover the most important lessons needed to improve the way your business is managed as an operations manager. With a personalised and supported framework, you will 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: Introduction to operations management
  • Course Module 2: Process types, management and measurement
  • Course Module 3: Location and facility design
  • Course Module 4: Organising and managing people
  • Course Module 5: Forecasting, demand and capacity management
  • Course Module 6: Production and service planning
  • Course Module 7: Project management
  • Course Module 8: Inventory and supply chain management
  • Course Module 9: Quality management
  • Course Module 10: Operations strategy and lean thinking

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.

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Visha govender

“I have been able to apply much of what I have learned from the course in my day-to-day activities. Most importantly, I now use more efficient ways of process mapping and management.”

— VISHA GOVENDER, OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT ONLINE SHORT COURSE

Your teaching team

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.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 9 October 2017.
Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 6 November 2017

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