Course on Operations Management

  • Categories Mechanical
  • Duration 40h
  • Total Enrolled 0
  • Last Update March 15, 2020

About Course

Operation management deals with the basic concept and scope of production management from business context in manufacturing and services organisations.


Operations/Production Management is defined as the process which transforms the inputs/resources of a company/organization/industry into final finished products or services through a set of pre-defined, controlled and repeatable policies.Operations management is the business function responsible for managing the process of creation of goods and services. It involves planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling all the resources needed to produce a company’s productsand or services. Operation Management is very important in an company/organisation/industry to improve the overall productivity hence personnel managing these tasks should have knowledge to implement the ideas and technologies to increase productivity and reduce costs, improve flexibility to meet rapidly changing customer needs, shorten delivery time, enhance product quality, and improve customer service.

What Will I Learn?

  • Explain the concept and scope of operations management systems/models in decision making in a business context.
  • Introduce various aspects of planning, organising and controlling operations Management.
  • Recognize the role of Operations management among various business functions and its role in the organizations strategic planning and gaining competitive advantage.
  • Analyse and Assess a range of strategies for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational operations.
  • Implement and Evaluate a selection of frameworks used in the design and delivery of operations.

Topics for this course

10 Lessons40h


Introduction: Functions within business organizations, the operation management function, Classification of production systems, Productivity, factors affecting productivity.

Decision Making



Location Planning

Aggregate Planning

Master Scheduling

Material Requirement Planning (MRP)


Supply Chain Management (SCM)

About the instructor

Dr. Jagadish T

Director, Research and Development

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54 Courses

5 students



  • The prerequisites required are basic knowledge of physical science, mathematics, economics and general engineering topics related to service, production and manufacturing sector.

Target Audience

  • Engineers working in any industry can participate.
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