Operations Management Practice

Course information

Format: Wits certified online short course

Certification: Wits University certificate of competence

Duration: 10 weeks

Breakdown: 8 weeks consecutive online lectures, one exam in week 10

Hours per week: 5 to 7

Language: English


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Price*: R 15 990.75
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Course outcomes
  • Ability to conceive a big-picture overview of the role of operations in an organisation and its impact on competitiveness and productivity
  • Understanding of effective product, service, process and operations network design
  • Ability to use physical layout, technology and job design principles to optimise the total customer experience
  • Knowledge of efficient stock control techniques and vital failure prevention and recovery skills
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and total quality management
Course Curriculum
  • Module 1: The role of operations in an organisation
  • Module 2: The role of design in the workplace
  • Module 3: Maximising the customer experience
  • Module 4: Planning, control and capacity planning techniques
  • Module 5: Stock management principles
  • Module 6: Stock control techniques
  • Module 7: The role of project management
  • Module 8: Quality control, failure prevention and recovery techniques
Course Overview
Efficient management of the operations of any business requires the vision to convert resources like staff and materials into profitable business outcomes. If you want to become a profit-maximising machine, this is the best Operations Management Practice online short course to empower you to ensure strategies are executed efficiently and resources are utilised to their full potential.  Learn to design products and processes, oversee operational tasks, control stock and manage projects. After 10 weeks, you’ll have new capabilities that’ll be an asset to any business you’re in.
Course & Lecture Overview
Mike Mundy
With 16 years of experience as Wits’ senior lecturer in operations and technology, Mike Mundy has lectured internationally at the University of the Netherlands and University of Wales. Past consulting clients include Harmony Gold, Afrox and Nedbank.
Upcoming Courses
  • 11 July 2022
  • 12 September 2022
Contact Us
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Email: info@digitalcampus.co.za
Tel: +27 87 023 0888
Cell: +27 71 326 5470

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