|Course Level||Level 5|
|Endorsed By||Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards|
|Study Method||Online Learning|
|Course Duration||320 Hours Approx|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Fast-track your journey to the top of the career ladder starting today, with this Level 5 Advanced Operations Management Diploma! Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to offer this exclusive distance learning opportunity, enabling candidates worldwide to study for endorsed operations management certification online. Our exclusive operations manager training courses explore the primary functions and objectives of operations management, along with the contribution operations management personnel make to wider business performance. Explore key issues such as supply chain management, process management, quality management, risk management, inventory management and procurement, under the watch of your assigned expert tutor from start to finish. Work your way through this operations management course part time or in your spare time, with no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about. Take your career to the next level starting right now, with the help of Oxford Home Study Centre!
Why Study Operations Management?
Operations management is a complex and multi-dimensional field, which incorporates a wide variety of managerial and leadership responsibilities. At its core, operations management concerns the planning for and supervision of superior performance on a business-wide basis. Typically working as part of a team, operations management personnel oversee the vast majority of key business processes and activities. Examples of which may include human resource management, project management, risk management and mitigation, quality control, workforce performance management and many more besides. To succeed in operations management is to pave the way for a rewarding and potentially lucrative career for life. Whether new to operations management or ready to take your current career to the next level, this Level 5 Operations Management Diploma could be your ticket to the big time!
At Oxford Home Study Centre, we exclusively offer fully-endorsed distance learning programmes of the highest quality. This exclusive Level 5 Operations Management Diploma takes place over a series of 10 modules, each concluding with an online assessment your assigned tutor will mark and return with helpful feedback:
Module 1. What is Operations Management?
The first module provides candidates with a detailed definition of operations management, exploring its functions, objectives and key personnel. Effective techniques for workforce recruitment, retention and succession planning are also examined, along with the value of an effective operations strategy and an introduction to accountancy and finance fundamentals.
Module 2. Process Management
A fascinating introduction to business process management follows in module two, in which candidates explore the six essential steps to conducting effective business analysis. Enterprise content management is also discussed, along with the business process life cycle, the benefits of effective process management and the concept of business process reengineering.
Module 3. Supply Chain Management
The fundamentals of effective supply chain management are explored in module three, in which candidates explore the benefits of strategic supply chain management and its working procedures. The various participants in supply chain operations are also discussed, along with supply chain structure, common supply chain issues and the continuous evolution of supply chains.
Module 4. Planning & Sourcing Operations
Module four provides an in-depth introduction to inventory management, while discussing planning and sourcing operations in logistics. The importance of an effective inventory management plan is also discussed, alongside tools and techniques for accurate demand forecasting, the concept of aggregate planning, product pricing strategies and more.
Module 5. Procurement Operations
Candidates then discuss the differences between purchasing and procurement in module five, along with the functions and objectives of procurement from an organisational perspective. Supplier selection and related supplier performance considerations are also discussed, along with the identification of effective manufacturing strategies and the benefits of single/multi-sourcing.
Module 6. Manufacturing & Delivery Operations
In module six, course content focuses on key manufacturing and delivery operations, including production scheduling, facility management, order management, delivery scheduling and the potential advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing supply chain operations.
Module 7. Inventory Management
Module seven takes a more in-depth look at inventory management, focusing on the development of economic order quantity and the value of an effective inventory management framework. The art of balancing supply with demand is also discussed, along with the various different types of stocks a business can hold, the costs of carrying stocks and the importance of carrying sufficient safety stock.
Module 8. Project Management
A crash-course introduction to project management follows in module eight, in which candidates are presented with a detailed breakdown of the project life cycle and examine each individual project stage. The functions and objectives of project management are discussed, along with the importance of setting goals using the SMART methodology and the role of good communication in project management.
Module 9. Quality Management
Quality management from a wider operations management perspective is examined in module nine, in which candidates learn how to determine the expected quality level for any given project. The cornerstones of an effective quality management plan are also discussed, along with benefit/cost analysis, important benchmarking practices, quality assurance and how to carry out a quality audit.
Module 10. Risk Management
Concluding the course, module 10 examines the business-wide benefits of an effective risk management strategy. The process of identifying project risks is dissected and discussed, along with the primary components of a robust risk management plan, the various different risk classifications, how to conduct SWOT analysis and the concept of qualitative risk analysis.
Paying in Instalments: £640(interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £40
Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £540
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
An advanced Level 5 Operations Management Diploma could help you climb the career ladder in almost any business setting. Whether setting your sights on executive positions or looking to build and run a successful business from scratch, this endorsed distance learning program could make all the difference. Build the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to take your career a step further, studying in your own time at a pace that suits your lifestyle. Successful operations management personnel can take home anything from £20,000 to more than £100,000, in accordance with location and experience.
Who Should Take This Course?
At Oxford Home Study Centre, we specialise in open and accessible distance learning for ambitious candidates worldwide. Open for enrolment throughout the year, this exclusive Level 5 Operations Management Diploma was created with the following applicants in mind:
Whatever your current position and objectives, you’ll be a step closer to achieving your potential with a Level 5 Operations Management Diploma on your CV! Enrol online in just a few clicks, or contact the admissions team at Oxford Home Study Centre for information.