Operations management is an area of management concerned with overseeing, designing, and controlling the process of production and redesigning business operations in the production of goods or services. It involves the responsibility of ensuring that business operations are efficient in terms of using as few resources as needed and effective in terms of meeting customer requirements. It is concerned with converting materials and labor into goods and services as efficiently as possible to maximize the profit of an organization. It deals with wide range of responsibilities related to decision making such as product designing, maintenance, quality management, technology to be implemented, and management of the supply chain process, inventory and forecasting.
UG: 3 Years
For admission into bachelor’s degree program a student must have passed intermediated 10+2 with a minimum 50% marks from a recognized university / institution.
PG: 2 Years
For admission into master’s degree program a student must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline from any recognized University/ Institute/ College.
Certificate course in Operations Management
Advanced Certificate in Operations Management
Bachelor of Science in Operations Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Production & Operation Management
Master of Business Administration in Operations Management
Master of Science in Operations Management
Job Prospects :
There are millions of good jobs available in operations management and these positions offer substantial upward promotion potential. Immense career opportunities are available for the students in Operations management amongst the youth in India and abroad. Wide range of career opportunities is available in the field of Insurance, Consulting Firms, Retail, Information Technology, Financial Institutions, Construction, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Transportation.
An individual can work as a Forecasting Manager, Customer Service Support Manager, Operations Planner, Inventory Planner and Control, Scheduling and Control Manager, Project Manager, Process and Methods Planner, Purchasing and Materials Manager, Plant Engineering Manager, Operations Process Manager, Traffic Manager, Quality Manager, Warehouse Manager and Distributor etc.
There are numerous employment sectors mainly in service sector industries which offer Operations Management jobs for freshers. They can apply for jobs in industries such as ITES, KPO, BPOs, Collection and Recovery. Apart from these sectors, there are other industries also where an individual can apply for operations management jobs at the entry level.
Pay scale for operations managers depends on factors such as qualification, efficiency, job profile, knowledge, skills and experience. For a fresher in this field he/she can earn a salary of Rs.15,000 to Rs.20,000 per month, whereas for a person with 2-3 years of experience can earn even higher.