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200 hours
No formal qualification
60 CPD hours / points
Endorsed by ABC Awards
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Diploma of achievement in Operations Management Level 3. Additional CPD Accredited Operations Management Certificate with 60 CPD points available without extra study. Tutor Support, Study Materials & Exam Included. The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials.

Ready to take your career in business management to the next level? Looking for a helping hand climbing the ladder to the highest possible positions? With an endorsed Level 3 Operations Management Diploma, you could be looking at improved career prospects for life!

Operations Management is a complex and dynamic field with a relatively simple objective. For those who work in operations management, the goal is to maximise profitability by balancing costs with revenues. In order to do so, all assets and resources the business has access to a must be effectively and efficiently converted into products and/or services. Incorporating human resources, raw materials, technology and equipment across the board, Operations Management aims to administer business practices in a manner that drives efficiency and superior net profits. While the size and nature of the organization will affect the specific duties of OM team members, their efforts nonetheless affect all aspects of a company’s operations. From product development to manufacturing to supply chain management to quality control, the operations manager assumes a variety of challenging responsibilities. As a specialism of unique relevance and importance, successful operations managers also enjoy incredible career opportunities worldwide.

This intensive Level 3 Operations Management Diploma provides a detailed introduction to the functions and objectives of professional operations management. Explore the duties and responsibilities of key OM personnel, along with the business-wide benefits of effective operations management. Learn how operations management influences procurement, inventory and supply chain operations, business process management, quality management, risk management and so much more besides. Whether pursuing promotion or considering entrepreneurship opportunities, this exclusive Level 3 Operations Management Diploma could transform your career journey for life!

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Endorsed by ABC Awards


60 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Standards Office

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Course Benefits

As a champion of affordable and accessible education for ambitious candidates, we impose no entry-requirements and no time-restrictions. Sign up for this Level 3 Operations Management Course online and gain access to a variety of exclusive benefits such as:

  • The ultimate in flexible learning, with the freedom to study in your own time and at your own pace from any location worldwide.
  • No hidden costs or additional charges at any time - all course materials and study aids are included in the initial fee.
  • Every applicant is assigned an expert tutor, who will provide nurturing support and consultancy from start to finish.
  • Round-the-clock access to our exclusive online learning platform from almost any connected device for total convenience.
  • The chance to improve your long-term outlook with an endorsed Level 3 Operations Management Diploma on your CV!

Learning Objectives

The field of operations management concerns the development, implementation and supervision of procedures and measures to enhance an organisation’s performance and profitability. Operations management studies are designed for ambitious candidates proactively seeking the tools, resources and insights needed to become the best managers they can be. This exclusive Level 3 Operations Management Diploma has been designed to provide all three. By examining the field of operations management at an advanced level, candidates are primed to confidently pursue rewarding careers in the field.

Ideal for newcomers and existing management personnel alike, this engaging course is open career-focused candidates from all backgrounds. Whatever your professional experience to date, an endorsed Level 3 Operations Management Diploma could take your employment prospects to the next level. Likewise, business owners and anyone considering entrepreneurship opportunities could benefit enormously from enhanced operations management acumen.

Upon completion, learners will have covered a variety of topics and teachings that form the core of successful operations management, including:

  • The functions and objectives of operations management
  • The role of the OM in inventory and supply chain management
  • An introduction to quality control
  • Essential project management and risk management
  • Stock control and procurement operations
  • Product manufacturing and shipping
  • Contingency management and succession planning

Course Outline

This Level 3 Operations Management Diploma has been designed to cover a broad variety of subjects of relevance to the field of OM. Each of the 06 course units concludes with an online assessment, which your assigned tutor will return with constructive feedback. Operations management topics and concepts covered in the course are as follows:

Unit 1 what is Operations Management?

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Introduction to Operations Management
  • Types of Operations
  • Practical Application
  • Understanding Financial Terms
  • General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Key Reports
  • Getting the Right People in Place
  • Plus more

Unit 2 Process Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • What is Business Analysis?
  • What is Enterprise Content Management?
  • Enterprise Content Management Model
  • What is Business Process Re-Engineering?
  • Business Process Re-Engineering Model
  • The Business Process Life Cycle
  • Plus more

Unit 3 Supply Chain Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Introduction to Supply Chain Management
  • Basic Supply Chain – Physical Movements
  • The Structure of a Supply Chain
  • Benefits of Supply Chains
  • How the Supply Chain Works
  • The Evolving Structure of Supply Chains
  • Participants in the Supply Chain
  • Plus more

Unit 4 Inventory Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • What is Inventory
  • Glossary
  • Types of stock
  • Types of Inventory
  • Key Players
  • Purpose of Warehouses
  • Activities within a Warehouse
  • The Eight Objectives of a Warehouse
  • Maintaining Location Accuracy
  • Ownership
  • Layout
  • Materials Handling
  • What Makes a Good Inventory Management System
  • The Warehouse Inventory Cycle
  • Identifying Demand
  • The Receiving Process
  • Validating Inventory
  • The Put-Away Process
  • Maintaining Inventory Accuracy
  • The Outbound Process
  • Industry Trends
  • Plus more

Unit 5 Project Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • What is Project Management?
  • Project Life Cylce
  • The Project Overview Document
  • Defining Project Selection Criteria
  • Developing Project Plan
  • Developing an Organizational Plan
  • Monitoring and Control
  • Plus more

Unit 6- Quality Management

This unit covers the following key topics:

  • Introduction To Quality Management
  • Implementing Quality Project Management
  • Determining the Quality Policy
  • Using a Benefit/Cost Analysis
  • Creating the Quality Management Plan
  • Preparing for Quality Control
  • Plus more

Who is this course for?

Operations Management

Advanced business studies are considered mandatory for anyone looking to reach the very top of the ladder. Whether the dream is to become a senior manager or a self-employed entrepreneur, this premier Level 3 Operations Management Diploma could help you take that next important step. Operations management personnel enjoy the kind of job security that accompanies a role of long-term relevance. Coupled with high earnings potential and dynamic job opportunities spanning the globe, it’s an appealing and competitive field open to committed candidates only.

If you’re ready to begin exploring your untapped potential, we’re standing by to offer our full support. Sign up online for our exclusive Level 3 Operations Management Diploma and gain immediate access to our 24/7 digital learning platform. Study alongside your existing job or responsibilities, with absolutely no deadlines or time-restrictions to worry about.

Whatever it takes to ensure you achieve your objectives, we’re here to show you the way!



There is no particular entry requirement.

OPTION-I: Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £85 accreditation fee+postal charges.

Certificate of Course Completion

(soft copy) can be claimed for £15. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25

OPTION-II: CPD Certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, a fee is payable for a CPD Accredited Diploma in PDF format or hard copy.

CPD Accredited Diploma (PDF format)=£30

CPD Accredited Diploma (Hardcopy)=£75

Postage Charges:

National £9

International £15

Career path


Business owners and prospective entrepreneurs could find Operations Management studies invaluable in the pursuit of their goals. More formal positions in the field of operations management include the following:

  • Operations Manager
  • S.C Manager
  • Operations Analyst
  • Operations Officer
  • Inventory Manager
  • Supply Services Representative
  • Inventory Controller
  • Inventory Planner

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