Foundations of Operations Management Certificate

October 5 - December 14, 2017 - This class has been cancelled.
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As companies face uncertainty in the current market, senior executives must make operations management a high priority. The Foundations of Operations Management certificate program equips leaders with analytical tools, strategies and resources to better measure, manage, monitor and lead service operations at your organization.

Course Objectives

This program provides foundational development in service operations, which includes:

  • Introduction to operations management
  • Capacity and productivity planning
  • Financial planning and reporting
  • Operational risk management
  • Service and quality
  • Foundations in leadership
  • Leading change

During this program, you'll create a solid network of peer relationships and interact with industry-leading instructors with more than 45 years of experience. We will introduce you to tools to aid in managing daily operations, capacity, productivity, expense and risk scenario planning. Exercises, both in class and outside the classroom, will require you to apply your knowledge to current issues facing your organization. This applied learning distinguishes APPLEAR and will help strengthen your organization.

This program will allow you to take what you learn and apply it directly to your business objectives. We focus on ensuring that you fully understand the purpose of your class assignments and how they relate to job requirements.

Who Should Attend

Any individuals who supervise or manage people in a service operations organization should attend this program. It is also great for individuals having potential to lead people within the next couple of years.

Program Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Operations Management (9 hours)

Module 2: Capacity and Productivity Planning (6 hours)

Module 3: Financial Planning and Reporting (3 hours)

Module 4: Operational Risk Management (3 hours)

Module 5: Service and Quality (3 hours)

Module 6: Foundations in Leadership (3 hours)

Module 7: Leading Change (3 hours)


About the Instructors

The Foundations of Operations Management certificate program is taught by two leading executives with more than 45 years of experience in the operations management and learning and development fields. The instructors have managed multiple operations in the financial services industry, in addition to creating several training programs specific to the development of operations management acumen. The method of instruction is heavily weighted towards the use of real-world examples and tools to complement course concepts to ensure participants can apply learned skills in any operational environment.