Introduction to operations management
Learn the role of operations management in organizations and how it impacts their success. Understand the input-process-output framework and apply it to various operations. Explore the responsibilities and challenges faced by operations managers. Reflect on your own operations management responsibilities. Gain insights into operations strategy and decision-making. Enroll in our free course on Introduction to Operations Management for a comprehensive understanding.
This free course, Introduction to operations management, will introduce you to the role of operations management in organisations, and gives you the opportunity to understand what an operations manager does. It looks at how the role might influence the short- and long-term success of the organisation. It is important to develop a clear understanding of the impact of good and bad operations management practice on the performance of an organisation as a whole.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
Understand the input–process–output framework, the extensions of it, and apply them to a wide range of operations
Examine the types of transformation processes occurring within operations
Define the roles and responsibilities of operations managers and the challenges they face
Reflect on your own operations management responsibilities, if applicable
Understand the content of an operations strategy and the decisions involved.