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University of South Australia
This online Operations Management Systems unit from Open Universities Australia and the University of South Australia provides students with the basic principles of operations management, outlines strategic frameworks for enhancing competitiveness and teaches the techniques appropriate to effectively plan and manage operations.
The unit comprises a combination of assessment and group work, and covers operation management strategies, quality management, processes and technologies, inventory management, aggregate planning, resource planning, operation decision-making tools and analysis, lean systems and work measurement and time standards.
Modern businesses can involve complex operational management systems, often aided by new technologies. This unit prepares students with the essential skills to succeed in this environment.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
In this engineering unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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By completing this unit, you will gain an in-depth understanding of operations management principals, as well as the concepts and methods used in operations management. You will be able to analyse processes and effectively apply appropriate techniques to deliver on planning and management of operations. These skills can be applied across a range of manufacturing and service industry contexts.
Successful completion of this online unit will also contribute to achieving an engineering degree from the University of South Australia.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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