Business Operations and Lean Management Level 3

Course code: ABC020
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Learn all the skills and knowledge you need to manage an organisation successfully from the comfort of your own home.

Understand the key practices and principles of operations management

  • Develop understanding of the relationships between value chains, supply chains and logistics
  • Understand how operations connect with other aspects of an organisation, such as marketing and HR
  • Learn how efficiency and effectiveness of operations are assessed
  • Learn how operations managers deal with quality, operations and change

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging learners to select online study as the delivery of study packs is likely to be delayed. For those students who still wish to select study pack, we are providing free e-learning access, where available, to avoid any interruption of study. These students will receive access to our e-learning platform within 24 hours, and their study pack will follow in due course. Students who wish to study online only, are unaffected and will receive their e-learning access within 24 hours.

Course Overview

Are you looking to fast-track your career with a flexible home learning course you can trust? Learn all the skills and knowledge you need to manage an organisation successfully all from the comfort of your own home. 

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

You choose whether you want to study this course online or as a paper based hard copy. All your course materials will then be delivered to you by post or online, so it couldn’t be simpler. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 90,000 students that already have!

Course Duration

Up to 1 year

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Business Operations and Lean Management Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course Content
  • Explain the role of operations management within various different kinds of organisation
  • Describe how operations management has become crucial to organisations’ success in the modern world
  • Demonstrate how the concept of the value chain applies to a variety of different kinds of organisation
  • Give examples of the impact good operations management can have on organisational effectiveness
  • Justify why the role of the operations manager is fundamentally changing
  • Explain why effectively managing people is crucial to operations management
  • Explain how teams can enhance the operations function
  • Explain the relationship between marketing and operations
  • Justify the need for flexible approaches to product and service design
  • Describe key principles in product and service design
  • Define and utilise the concept of value analysis
  • Explain the relationships between value chains, supply chains and logistics
  • Demonstrate best practice in selecting and working with suppliers and providers
  • Describe the options available in designing processes
  • Explain the importance of controlling the value chain
  • Describe how operations managers can assess the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations
  • Explain how best practice organisations manage their operations
  • Identify a range of cost-reducing methods that can be applied to operations
  • Define and explain lean synchronisation
  • Define what quality means and how to measure it
  • Explain operational risk and how to manage it
  • Demonstrate how operations managers deal most effectively with the complexity of modern organisations
  • Explain why and how organisations adopt a continuous improvement approach to operations
Extra Info

Assessment

You will be assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

This course will enable you to work when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcome

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.
This course has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE TOTUM card (formerly NUS)
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

No. Your certification is issued based on your tutor-marked assignments.

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

You will send your assignments to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your certification proving your knowledge.

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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