Operational Management in Industry spring

Operational management in Industry

Spring programme

Do you have the ambition of becoming a manager of a production department? Do you want advanced knowledge about production and operations management? You want extra certificates on top of the courses? This minor deals with the day-to-day management of operations, either in production or in logistics.

About the course

This programme is a must for students aspiring to become managers of a production department. It deals with the day-to-day management of operations, either in production or in logistics. You obtain advanced knowledge about logistics, human resource management and decision making.

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Practice what you learn

Small groups of students actively engage in a real life problem. You will work for two days every week at a company, this company provides a highly complex situation. Based on previous knowledge and the courses provided you will be able to come up with improvements. This all happens in a structured way and most of the time you will be able to implement your solution in the company.

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Tactical and operational level

The focus is on processes at a tactical and operational level from a strategic point of view. You will enhance your knowledge of logistics, human resource management and decision making. Moreover, you look into management control systems within a company. After completing this minor you will be able to develop a strategy for an operational department. You will develop a vision on staffing issues and be able to implement this. You will have knowledge of the standard tools used to manage and plan such a department.

Credits back home

As an international exchange student at Windesheim, you get study credits that can count towards the qualification you are studying for back home. So coming to Windesheim doesn’t have to mean extending your studies. You make a ‘learning agreement’ covering your stay. Operational Management in Industry starts every year in spring (February up to June).

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