|Course Level||Level 4|
|Endorsed By||Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards|
|Study Method||Online Learning|
|Course Duration||260 Hours Approx.|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Looking for a flexible operations management course to suit your busy schedule? With no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about, our exclusive operations management online courses are suitable for even the busiest lifestyles! Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to offer an extensive range of operations management courses distance learning programs, open to candidates worldwide with no entry-requirements to fulfil. Study the functions and objectives of operations management, including the art of effective business process management, quality management, supply chain management, inventory management, risk management and so much more besides. Enjoy complete tutor support from start to finish, as you work your way towards an endorsed Level 4 Operations Management Diploma! Take your first online operations management class with Oxford Home Study Today and tomorrow could be yours for the taking!
Why Study Operations Management?
The appeal of operations management expertise lies in the limitless career opportunities that await qualified candidates. Public and private sector organisations worldwide rely on talented operations management personnel to drive all key processes and activities. From quality control to human resource management to project management to supply chain management, operations management personnel play a direct role in the performance of the entire organisation. Hence, candidates with the skills, knowledge and confidence to assume leadership roles in operations management are considered invaluable assets. By studying for an advanced Level 4 Operations Management Diploma, you’ve every chance of fast-tracking your progression up the career ladder. Enrolment is open 365 days a year - why not get started right now?
Oxford Home Study Centre offers an extensive range of exclusive operations management courses, with no deadlines imposed and no time-restrictions to worry about. Course content is delivered over a series of seven modules, each of which concludes with an online assessment for submission to your assigned tutor:
Module 1. What is Operations Management?
The course begins by presenting candidates with a detailed overview of operations management, both as a profession and from a wider business perspective. Candidates also explore the fundamentals of accounting, including general accepted accounting principles (GAAP), key accountancy documents and associated terminology. Workforce recruitment is also discussed in the opening module.
Module 2. Process Management
Module two turns attention to process management, which incorporates a detailed breakdown of the business process life cycle and the benefits of effective process management. Candidates also explore the functions and objectives of business analysis, the six essential steps to conducting effective business analysis and the concept of enterprise content management.
Module 3. Supply Chain Management
Candidates then explore the potential benefits of effective supply chain operations, along with the various participants in the supply chain and the evolving structure of the contemporary supply chain. Transportation management and inventory management concepts are also introduced, along with several typical supply chain issues and the components of an efficiently structured supply chain.
Module 4. Inventory Management
A series of key inventory management concepts are presented and discussed in module four, including the importance of balancing supply with demand, how to cope with uncertain demand and an introduction to safety stock. Candidates learn how to determine the right time to place orders, while considering the benefits of economic order quantity and the potential costs of carrying stocks.
Module 5. Project Management
The art of effective project management is discussed in module five, which presents candidates with a detailed breakdown of the project life cycle. Each of the five major project stages is discussed in depth, along with how to create a project overview document, the identification of project constraints, producing project charters, staff management, financial planning and more.
Module 6. Quality Management
Module six discusses quality management as a key operations management component. Candidates learn how to determine the expected level of quality for a project, implement a workable quality policy, effectively use benefit/cost analysis, apply benchmarking practices and generally oversee the creation of a wide-reaching quality management plan.
Module 7. Risk Management
Concluding the course, module seven provides candidates with a detailed breakdown of the effective project risk management process. The concepts of qualitative and quantitative risk analysis are discussed, along with effective techniques for identifying project risks, the importance of categorising and prioritising risks, planning for risk response and how to effectively mitigate different types of threats.
Paying in Instalments: £540(interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £36
Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £440
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 4 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.
Upon completion of the course, successful candidates will have the opportunity to put their skills and knowledge to use in the practical setting of their choosing. Focus on one specific aspect of operations management, or set your sights on a broader leadership position with an established employer. Advanced operations management acumen could also prove invaluable for business owners and prospective entrepreneurs. In accordance with location and experience, operations management personnel can and anything from £20,000 to more than £100,000 plus benefits.
Who Should Take This Course?
If you’re serious about climbing the career ladder in a business setting, this Level 4 Operations Management Diploma could be the course for you. Created by noted academics and experienced industry veterans, this exclusive distance learning program was designed with the following applicants in mind:
Wherever you see yourself five years from now, you’ll be a step closer to achieving your goals with a Level 4 Operations Management Diploma on your CV. Enrol online, or contact the student support team at Oxford Home Study Centre for more information.