UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN

Operations Management online short course

Starts on 23 January 2017
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Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 13 February 2017

Course information

Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
R13,900 | Options available
University:
University of Cape Town
Language:
English

Course Information

Length:
10 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
R13,900 | Options available
University:
University of Cape Town
Language:
English

Introduction

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

Is it time for you to master planning, scheduling, capacity and process optimisation?

Ensure quality operations management in your organisation by finding the perfect processes for the people who have to get the work done. You have the opportunity to have an impact on the productivity and competitiveness of your organisation.

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What will set you apart

This UCT online short course will improve your operations management skills by:

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

Course curriculum

In this online short course, aimed at helping you master operations management, you’ll cover the most important lessons needed to improve the way your business is managed. 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

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 success team

In collaboration with the world's top-tier universities, we design online short courses around the insights of experienced faculty members and authoritative industry experts. On the course, you can expect to learn from these specialists via online video lectures, which will be accessible to you anywhere, any time.

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 on 23 January 2017.
Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 13 February 2017

Still have a question? These may help

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 Course Coach who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.

WHAT ARE MY PAYMENT OPTIONS?

You have four payment options available to you, depending on the length of your course:

You can pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts.

You may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses shorter than 9 weeks. You’ll be able to pay your fees in two parts, spread over the duration of your course.

Three-part payment for courses 9 weeks or longer. You’ll be able to pay your fees in three parts, spread over the duration of your course.

A short term loan from FeverTree who will help you fund your studies immediately.

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.

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 its 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.

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, 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 Course Coach, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.

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