Diploma in Production and Operations Management

Course Overview

Production and Operations Management (POM) is to introduce you to the field of production and Operations Management. The field of POM is dynamic, and very much a part of many of the good things that are happening in business organizations. Generally, the subject matter represents a blend of concepts from industrial engineering, cost accounting, general management, marketing, quantitative methods, and statistics. Production and Operations Management activities, such as forecasting, choosing a location for an office or plant, allocating resources, quality are core activities of most business organizations.


Unit 1  Production and Operations Management

Unit 2  Operations Strategy

Unit 3  Forecasting in Production and Operations Management

Unit 4  Process Management

Unit 5 Job Design

Module 2

Unit 1  Management of Technology

Unit 2  Site Selection

Unit 3 Supply Chain Management

Unit 4  Inventory Management

Unit 5 Aggregate Planning

Module 3

Unit 1 Linear Programming (LP)

Unit 2 Material Requirements Planning

Unit 3 Just-In-Time System

Unit 4 Project Management

Unit 5 Productivity

Module 4

Unit 1 Work Methods

Unit 2 Work Measurement

Unit 3 Learning Curves

Unit 4 Total Quality Management

Unit 5  Maintenance and Reliability


There are four assignments (continuous assessment tests), a research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 40%, research paper accounts for 30% while Examination accounts for 30% of the mark. Upon completion of the course, you shall be issued a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.

Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after the successful completion of the course.

Organizers: Action Institute For Professional Studies

Course Duration: 6 months

Language: English

Target Audience: Global

Format: Online and Distance Learning 


Email: info@actionafricainstitute.org

Website: www.actionafricainstitute.org

Tel no: +254 727 616 783

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