Short Learning Programme: Production and Operations Management

Faculty Of  • SAQA ID No.  • NQF6 • 15 Credits • 

The purpose of this programme is to provide learners with an understanding of the various functions of production and fundamental principles of operations management.

Brief description of Content:
• Foundations of Productions and Operations Management
• Designing the Productions and Operations Management System
• Planning and controlling the Operations Management System
• Operation Strategy and Policy
• Optimizing Resources
• Product Planning and Design
• Research /Technology/Effective Design
• Grouping of Machinery
• Variable Capacity Planning
• Production Processes
• Job Analysis/Standards/Specifications
• Demand Management
• Demand Forecasting

Admission Requirements:
• The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate that allows admission to a Bachelors Degree.
• Mature age exemption for learners above the age of 23 years as set out in the Higher Education Regulations.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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