This introductory course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the theory & practice relating to Production & Operations Management. This course of study will assist participants to understand & interlink the activities that connect these key business functions. Understanding Production & Operations Management is important whether business is service or manufacturing based & will ensure students are able to better analyse all the interlinking operations that constitute a modern business.

Along with marketing & finance, the operations function plays a vital role in achieving a company’s strategic vision. Since the operations function produces the goods & services, it typically involves the greatest portion of the company’s employees & is responsible for a large portion of the company’s assets.

In gaining a solid understanding of the subject content & underpinning concepts students will be exposed to appropriate teaching methodologies so as to better support facilitation for this subject