Operations Management

Operations Management is chiefly concerned with the planning, organizing and supervising aspects of production and manufacturing. The major degree offered for this course is M.B.A in Operation Management. The roles associated with Operations Management generally are to communicate with an extensive range of people, including, researchers, engineers, marketing professionals, and everything in-between. An Operation Manager has to ensure that an organization turns resources and raw materials into final products efficiently. Operations Management deals with a wide range of decision making tasks such as forecasting, product designing, supply chain processes, inventory, maintenance, and quality management.

Highlights

Course
Master In Business Administration in Operation Management
Duration
2 Years
Examination Type
Semester wise
Eligibility
Graduation in any discipline with 50 % minimum marks from a recognized college or university
Admission Process
Entrance and Counselling
Course Fees
3 lakhs to 17 lakhs 
Top Job Profiles
Operations Manager, General Operations Manager, Area Operations Manager, Plant Manager, Process Managers, Supply Chain Program Manager


Eligibility

CourseDurationEligibilityEntrance
M.B.A in Operations Management
2 Years
Graduation in any discipline with 50 % minimum marks from a recognized college or university
CAT, MAT, SNAP, XAT, CMAT, NMAT by GMAC


Top Recruiters

1. JP Morgan Chase

2. Ernst & Young

3. Amazon India

4. Adecco

5. Accenture

6. L&T

7. Novartis

8. KPMG

9. Genpact

10. Amazon.com Inc

11. Tata Consultancy Services Limited

12. Wipro

13. HDFC Bank Pvt Ltd

14. HSBC

15. WNS Global Services

16. Accenture

Admission Process

Most Management Institutes conduct National level Entrance tests for the selection of students. Some of these tests are CAT, XAT, MAT etc. The application process generally starts after the month of August and goes on till December for most of the Entrance Tests.

The admission process can be explained via the following steps:

1. Application Process

2. Entrance Test

3. GD/P I, Final Admission List 

These tests are generally Computer-based except for a few like SNAP which is a paper-based test. After the Entrance Test, every Institute shortlists candidates who then appear for Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Some Institutes like IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, and IIM Calcutta do not have a group discussion round but conduct grilling sessions of Personal Interview.

Syllabus

Semester 1Semester 2
Management Concepts
Production of Operation Management
Statistics of ManagementMarketing Management
Economics Analysis of Management Human Resource Management
Organisational BehaviourFinancial Management
Communication SkillsInformation Management
Accounting for ManagementQuality Management
Legal Aspects of BusinessBusiness Research Methods
Semester 3Semester 4
Applied Operations ResearchProject Management 
International Business ManagementRobust Design
Strategic ManagementBusiness Process Management
Enterprise Resource PlanningMaterials Management 
Supply Chain ManagementMaintenance Management
Logistics ManagementProject work with relevant Specialization
Product Design and Development 


Skills

1. Provide inspired leadership for the organization.

2. Make important policy, planning, and strategy decisions.

3. Develop, implement and review operational policies and procedures.

4. Assist HR with recruiting when necessary.

5. Help promote a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale.

6. Oversee budgeting, reporting, planning, and auditing.

7. Work with senior stakeholders.

8. Ensure all legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations.

9. Work with the board of directors to determine values and mission, and plan for short and long-term goals.

10. Identify and address problems and opportunities for the company.

11. Build alliances and partnerships with other organizations.

12. Support worker communication with the management team.


Top Entrances

1. CAT

2. MAT

3. XAT

4. SNAP

5. CMAT

6. NMAT by GMAC

Career

Job ProfilesJob DescriptionSalary
Operations Manager
An operations manager is key part of a management team and oversees high-level HR duties, such as attracting talent and setting training standards and hiring procedures. They also analyze and improve organizational processes, and work to improve quality, productivity and efficiency
6 lakhs to 12 lakhs
Area Operations Manager
The Area Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring the management of deliveries from suppliers and the despatch of goods is both timely and efficient and complies with service level agreements. The management of both permanent and contract staff is also part of the role of Area Operations Manager
5 lakhs to 11 lakhs
General Operations Manager
Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services
4 lakhs to 15 lakhs
Plant Manager
Plant managers are the people who watch over and organize the daily operations of manufacturing plants and similar places. Plant managers oversee employees, production and efficiency, to make sure the plant is running smoothly, quickly, efficiently and safel
3 lakhs to 10 lakhs
Logistics Manager
Logistics Manager Job Description. A Logistics Manager supervises the movement, distribution and storage of supplies and materials in a company. They are tasked with planning routes, analyzing budgets, and processing shipments
3 lakhs to 11 lakhs
Supply Chain Program Manager
The Supply Chain team at is responsible for the manufacturing, procurement, and supply chain management of all products available to customers globally. As a Supply Chain Program Manager, you will develop, drive and execute supply chain transformation and improvement projects.
6 Lakhs to 15 lakhs 
Process Managers
Process Manager Job Description. The primary role of Process Managers, also referred to as a business Process Managers, is to evaluate and make improvements to business processes.
6 Lakhs to 11 lakhs
Inventory Control Manager
The inventory control managers are responsible for directing and managing the tasks related to inventory management. They are accountable for coordinating and planning the production control, inventory management, scheduling and material planning. They manage the inventory levels for finished goods and raw materials.
4 lakhs to 11 lakhs
Consultant
Consultants offer advice and expertise to organisations to help them improve their business performance in terms of operations, profitability, management, structure and strategy
4 lakhs to 10 lakhs


FAQ's


Q: Who are the top recruiter in this filed?

A: The top recruiters are as follows:

1. JP Morgan Chase

2. Ernst & Young

3. Amazon India

4. Adecco

5. Accenture


Q: What are the top colleges for M.B.A in Operation Management?

A:  The top colleges are mentioned below:

1. Xavier Labour Research Institute
2. Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore)
3. Indian Institute of Management (Calcutta)
4. National Institute of Industrial Engineering


Q: What are the top entrances for M.B.A in Operation Management?

A: The top entrances are mentioned below:

1. CAT

2. MAT

3. XAT

4. SNAP


Q: What are the top career profiles associated with this course?

A: The top carer profiles associated with this course is mentioned below:

1. Operations Manager

2. General Operations Manager

3. Supply Chain Program Manager


Q: What is the minimum qualification of this course?

A: The minimum qualification of this course is that the student should have done Graduation in any discipline with 50 % minimum marks from a recognized college or university


Q: What are the important skills required for this course?

A: Some of the important skills are mentioned below:

1. Provide inspired leadership for the organization.

2. Make important policy, planning, and strategy decisions.

3. Develop, implement and review operational policies and procedures.

4. Assist HR with recruiting when necessary.

5. Help promote a company culture that encourages top performance and high morale.


Q: What is the principal objective of this course?

A: The principal objective of this course is chiefly concerned with the planning, organizing and supervising aspects of production and manufacturing


Q: What is the admission process for M.B.A in Operation Management?

A: The aspirants are required to qualify the entrance examination with the cut-off marks and then the students who have qualified the entrance will be invited for the counselling process


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